Over the past 5 school weeks, Bethany girls have been showcasing their intellect and public speaking skills in the Eastern Region Catholic Schools debating competition. This tough competition requires teams to prepare a whole debate in just 45 minutes. The only thing teams are given prior to the day of the debate is the topic area, which this year were ‘social and political issues’, ‘sport and health’, ‘environment’, ‘technology’ and ‘popular culture/current affairs’. 

Girls across all year groups have competed in each round with huge success this year! Our teams in Years 8, 9 and Seniors have advanced to the finals! Best of luck to all of the Bethany teams who will debate next Wednesday.  

Dana Sutherland, Debating & Public Speaking Prefect