Category: Junior Certificate

  • Draws for 2016 Junior Certificate Debating Grade

    The Wellington Junior Certificate Debating Competition is broken down into three pools: Northern Wellington, Wellington Central and the Hutt Pool.  This year the draw for each pool has been updated due to teams withdrawing after the draw has been set.   We apologise for any confusion this may cause, but ask schools to ensure teams […]

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  • 2016 Junior Certificate Prepared Motions

    Junior Certificate Topics and Dates 2016   Round One Wed 16 March Full Preparation That New Zealand should change the flag. Round Two Wed 6 April Full Preparation That we rely too much on social media Round Three Wed 4 May Limited  Preparation Topic to be announced on the day Round Four Wed 18 May […]

  • Junior Certificate Grade 2017

    Welcome to the Wellington Junior Certificate Debating Grade My name is Nicola McFaull and I am the  grade’s convenor.    You can reach me by email at [email protected] and by cell on 0274 511 366.   Junior Certificate Topics and Dates 2016  Round One Wed 4 March Full Preparation That New Zealand should change the flag. […]

  • Junior Certificate Debating 2014 – First Debate

    Hi 2014 Junior Certificate Debaters By now most of you will have had your first debate – and we hoped you had fun with the motion – that NZ should ban domestic cats. The team who won the debate needs to remember to upload the results at There are a number of teams who for […]

  • Key Documents for 2011

    Below is a list of key documents for 2011. WSU Intercollegiate Debating Calendar 2011 Premier A Letter, Draw and Topics – 2011 Premier B – Letter, Draw and Topics – 2011 Junior Premier – Letter, Draw and Topics – 2011 Junior Certificate – Letter, Draw and Topics – 2011 The Senior Certificate letter, draw and […]

  • Intercollegiate Debating – Full List of Results for 2010

    Here is a full list of the results in intercollegiate debating and public speaking events this year. Premier A Grade for the Henning Cup Winners: Sacred Heart College Runners-Up: Scots College Premier B Grade for the Fred McComish Trophy Winners: Chilton St James School Runners-Up: Tawa College Senior Certificate Grade for the Rennie Cup Winners: […]

  • Paraparaumu College win Junior Certificate Grade 2010

    Paraparaumu College have emerged as winners of the Junior Certificate Grade f0r 2010 after defeating St Patrick’s College (Wellington) in the Junior Certificate Grand Final last night at Turnbull House, winning the Wellington Speaking Union Cup. The Paraparaumu College team successfully negated  the motion “That access to the internet is a human right”, winning in a 3-0 decision. Congratulations to Callum […]

  • Junior Certificate Finalists announced

    In the Junior Certificate semi-finals last night, Paraparaumu College 1 defeated HIBS 2 and St Pats Town 1 defeated Newlands College. The final between the two teams will be held on Wednesday 3 November. Topic: That access to the internet is a human right St Pats Town 1 will affirm and Paraparaumu College 1 will […]

  • Junior Certificate Quarter-final Results

    Here are the results of the Junior Certificate quarter-finals. Winners in bold below. The prepared topic was “That we should tax unhealthy foods” Bishop Viard v Paraparaumu College 1 St Pats Town 1 v Sacred Heart College 3 HIBS 1 v Newlands College Wellington Girls’ 3 v HIBS 2 The semi-final draw is below. Teams […]