THE MOTION This house believes that…
“SELECTIVE STATE SCHOOLS DO MORE HARM THAN GOOD”
WHEN Thursday 13 October 2016, 8.00pm, doors open at 7.30pm
WHERE Highgate Literary & Scientific Institution, 11 South Grove, London N6 6BS
HOW Free and open to all.
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Proposing the motion
KIRI TUNKS is Head of Global Perspectives in a Tower Hamlets comprehensive
school and has been teaching since 1993. She is currently Junior Vice-President of the
National Union of Teachers. She is critical of free schools, arguing that they detrimentally
affect education for all.
Opposing the motion
TOBY YOUNG is an author and currently an Associate Editor of The Spectator. He was a
lead proposer and founder of West London Free School, the first free school to secure a
funding arrangement with the government, and has controversially questioned the
notion of ‘inclusion’ in state schools.
The Debate is free and open to the general public. The Chairman always invites
contributions from the floor.