oracy CPD

Teachers are Up For Debate!

The first three teacher CPD sessions for this year’s Up For Debate Programme have happened in London, Peterborough and Manchester. Enthusiastic teachers shared ideas and increased their skills and understanding of curricular and co-curricular debating. There are still spaces on the next two sessions in Birmingham on 11 December and in London on 21 January. …

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Introduction to Debating in Jersey

This week Noisy Classroom has been in Jersey, working at Le Quennevais School. We delivered a whole-day introduction to debating workshop to 30+ students in years 8, 9 and 10. During the course of the day students hypothesised what they would do if they ruled the world, wrangled with ‘The Trolley Problem’, took part in …

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PiXL Up For Debate Teacher Training

After launching the 3rd year of PiXL’s Up For Debate programme this Summer, we’ve been holding teacher training sessions across the country. Over 150 teachers have attended training sessions in Birmingham, Bristol, Cardiff, Leeds, London and Manchester. This year’s competition looks to be the biggest yet, with over 220 schools having registered so far… We …

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Whole School Oracy Training

We held a very successful whole school oracy CPD session for staff at Ellesmere Port Catholic High School last week. The session looked at current oracy research, best practice from other schools, oracy strategies for the classroom, and ways to embed debating within lessons. Staff attending really got stuck in, trying out activities and engaging …

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North Downs Celebration Day

On Friday July 14th Noisy Classroom hosted a Debating Celebration Day at The Beacon School, near Sutton. This event was the culmination of the debating project we have been running in 11 schools across the North Downs Partnership. Over forty students came together for the celebration day. Teams from local primary schools debated the place of …

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The North Downs get debating!

The Noisy Classroom oracy project with the North Downs cluster is half way through. So far we have delivered student workshops and staff twilight CPD sessions in five primary schools with six more to go. In addition we have become regular visitors to the Beacon School where we have been running workshops for their year …

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