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DEBATING & PUBLIC SPEAKING SATURDAY CLASSES

£200.00£840.00

***AUTUMN TERM CLASSES WITH BRAND NEW TOPICS, PROJECTS AND DISCUSSIONS***

 

Discount code: EARLYBIRD10  code for a 10% discount. (Valid on any package of 4, 10 or 21 sessions only). Code expires at 23:59 on 15 September 2019.

 

 

Age: 9 to 14 (children are grouped according to their age and skills level).

 

Location:  Baden Powell House. 65-67 Queens Gate. SW7 5JS. (Contact us on +4475 3522 5432 should you need directions on where to find us).

 

 

Skills Level: All levels of knowledge are welcome.

 

When: Saturday classes from 2:25 pm to 4:25 pm.

 

Start: Join us any Saturday during the term.

 

We continue fostering successful learners by putting the power of Debating & Public Speaking into the minds and hands of children.

 

We offer an exclusive opportunity to learn and develop Debating & Public Speaking skills with specialists in the field. Children are encouraged to explore and develop their skills in an environment that is conducive to learning while having fun.

 

 

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The importance of learning Debating & Public Speaking at a young age

Debating & Public Speaking helps to develop fundamental critical thinking skills and the ability to make well-structured and reasoned arguments. It does allow children to participate confidently in a relevant conversation or even when delivering a presentation in any given environment. Nowadays, it is essential for children to learn how to put an argument together, how to listen and tolerate other people’s opinions, how to structure a counter-argument and how to put an argument forward with an aim to succeed in an increasingly competitive world.

 

Academic impact

Debating & Public Speaking helps children to consistently develop and improve the four fundamental English skills: speaking, listening reading and writing. Children start to acquire, understand and use new vocabulary that would eventually help to communicate in a more assertive and convincing manner. Equally, debating can also help children to improve their organisational and research skills which might also have a knock-on effect on their academic performance.

 

Extra-curricular impact: the development of skills for life

Over the last five years, we noticed that parents tend to be more focused on consistently getting their children to develop solid skills that would enable them to communicate in a clear, structured and concise way. Most parents appear to be eager to get their children to develop their speaking skills and ability to express themselves verbally in front of a group which also helps to build confidence, resilience and teamwork.

The emphasis is on fun, yet we inspire learning about concepts through dialogue and questioning.

 

Topics include:

Effective critical thinking. Elaborating an argument, putting forward an argument, debating, negotiating and deconstructing an opposition argument. Developing dialogue and conversational skills. Persuasive techniques. Statement and connectives. Discussion and Decision making. Structuring a speech. Public Speaking techniques.

 

 

*** AUTUMN TERM CALENDAR (From 5 October until 14 December 2019) ***

Click here to download or print our Autumn Term Calendar 2019.

 

SESSION

DATE TOPIC

1

Saturday 05/10/2019 What is Debating and Public Speaking?
2 Saturday 12/10/2019

Leadership

3

Saturday 19/10/2019

The Next Prime Minister

Saturday 26/10/2019

***NO SESSIONS*** HALF-TERM BREAK 

Click here to see our Science October Half-Term Camp or 

Click here to see our STEAM October Half-Term Camp

4

Saturday 02/11/2019

The Race to Mars

5

Saturday 09/11/2019

The Judicial System

6

Saturday 16/11/2019

Going Carbon Neutral

7

Saturday 23/11/2019

Being a scientist: stem cell research

8

Saturday 30/11/2019

Missing people

9

Saturday 07/12/2019

Protests and Demonstrations

10

Saturday 14/12/2019

Fake News

 

 

We offer 10% siblings discount (from your second child onwards).

Individual sessions are charged at a flat rate of £60 per child/per session.

 

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Need help with your booking or want more information, call us on

Tel 020 7769 6732/ 0753 522 5432