Primary school debate club

Upper primary debating
Art Bites Literature and language arts
Tags: Debating

Useful frameworks for writing, developing and presenting an argument.

Art Bites – videos

with Tony Davey

Explore the steps for running a debate.

with Tony Davey

This week we talk through what great Manner looks like in a debate. Remember, you can email Tony with any questions!

with Tony Davey

We look at the simple steps to presenting a debating argument. Remember, you can always email us with any questions!

with Tony Davey

This week we look at some easy steps to help you write and deliver smashing rebuttal. Remember, email us with any suggestions or questions!

with Tony Davey

This week we argue about just how responsible primary school kids are. Email us if you'd like to follow something up!

with Tony Davey

This week we work through some plans to prepare a debate in just one hour! Email us at if you'd like some more advice!

with Hugh Bartley

This week talk about characterisation in debating, and answer the question 'Who would win out of a spoon-wielding whale and a caterpillar in a helicopter?'

with Tony Davey

This week take a close look at how the affirmative should define a topic and how the negative should react.

with Hugh Bartley

This week Hugh looks at how to win debates by explaining mechanisms, and we answer the question 'Why? WHY? WHY?!?!'