Course Description

"Don't raise your voice, improve your argument".  Pupils will research, create and present arguments on current topics; clearly and concisely. Developing critical thinking, listening and public speaking skills. Pupils will have the opportunity to respond to arguments, look at how to argue points they wouldn't necessarily choose and evaluate the arguments of others. The skills they will develop are highly sought after by colleges, universities and employers.

Course Details

Staff Member:

Mr Jones

Aims of the course:

  • To develop speaking and listening skills.
  • To be able to build confidence when public speaking.
  • To develop critical thinking skills.

Skills you will learn:

  • To give and receive constructive criticism.
  • To debate both for and against, for the same argument.
  • To work independently or as part of a team.

What you will need:

Pupils will need their device to conduct research and record the key points of an argument.