The Oxford Union Society’s annual Oxford Schools competition is the largest British Parliamentary school-level debating competition in the world. The competition offers students aged 14-18 an excellent chance to develop their skills and confidence in public speaking, thoughtful argumentation and analytical problem solving. Come to our preparation sessions to get equipped for the National Qualifier hosted by Milestone. For the best teams Finals Day is held at the historic Oxford Union, the world’s most prestigious debating society.
Teachers and non-competing students are also welcome at the competition, but please let us know in advance if you are planning to bring more than five additional people.
Registration for this Qualifier is now CLOSED.
Run of the Day:
11:00 All teams arrive at Milestone for Registration
11:15-12:30 Round 1/A
12:45-14:00 Round 1/B
14:30-15:45 Round 2
16:00-17:15 Round 3: Finals
18:00 Winner to be Announced
Oxford Schools Prep Sessions @ Milestone – 4th and 11th January at 17:00