We're delighted announce the launch of our new Up for Debate website, supporting the second year of our fantastic programme with PiXL Edge schools. Use of the site is free to all staff members at PiXL Edge schools, who can register for an account here.

March 15 2017 is World Speech Day.

Last year there were over 250 events in some 30 countries across the globe; this year events are planned to take place across 80 different countries! Each event involves some prepared speeches (lasting roughly 5 minutes) and also gives the audience the opportunity to make short, impromptu speeches. Events will be added to a livestream online, so they can be watched by audiences across the world.

Noisy Classroom are delighted to be promoting World Speech Day and are encouraging as many schools as possible to get involved too.

All you need to do is select some students and film them giving speeches. It could be a small, in-class event or could become a huge whole-school event, even involving parents and members of your local community!

For more details, go to http://www.worldspeechday.com

For Primary Schools

Get Started

People sitting round a table discussing a topic

Take a look at our ideas and resources for incorporating Speaking & Listening activities into your work with primary school pupils:

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Floor speaker in the food debate

Computers are better than books

Watch primary pupils from Hackney debate the motion "This House believes that computers are better than books".

Book Training

Audience listens to a speaker

Harness the power of noise!

Our workshop days can introduce your staff to a range of strategies for encouraging constructive noise in the classroom. Read more ...

For Secondary Schools

Get Started

Person asking a question

Here are some of our ideas and resources for getting started with exciting Speaking & Listening activities in secondary schools:

Watch Videos

Proposition speakers in the Romeo and Juliet debate

Preparing a debate

Watch a mix of KS4 and A-level students go through the stages of preparing a debate with international debate champion Mel Pope.

Book Training

Person talking

Targeted packages

From whole staff CPD days to workshops with individual departments or single teachers, our highly experienced trainers can structure a package to suit you. Read more ...

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