Public Speaking and Debating Competition

The ISA Public Speaking and Debating Competition is a wonderful challenge for pupils to really put their skills and knowledge to the test and celebrate the art of oratory.

Latest update: Due to the Covid-19 situation, the event this year will be held online.

Spaces for this event are limited, don’t delay your entry. The competition will close for entries once all spaces are fulfilled. The first debating topic will be shared with the schools participating once the competition is closed for entries.

Event: Saturday 8 May 2021, LVS Ascot, SL5 8DR
Open for entries: Wednesday 23 September 2020
Deadline for entries: Thursday 26 November 2020

ISA Public Speaking and Debating Rules and Guidelines 2021

This event is now fully booked, please email if you would like to be added to the waiting list if a space becomes available.

If you have any queries about the competition, please contact us at

Only schools whose Head is a Member with ISA are eligible to enter these competitions.  Please contact our membership department to enquire about joining ISA.