Assuming the results posted above are correct. Of the 7 GPS teams in ISDA, 1 was an Octo Finalist, 3 were Quarter Finalists and 3 are now Semi Finalists. This is panning out as a good year for the GPS. Doesn't give us much of a clue as to who will win though. Perhaps, finally, a breakup of the...
ISDA is about half way through Round 6 at the moment, with a lot of debates having been postponed. These are the results up to round 5.
* = A Postponed Debate
1. Aloys - 4
2. Joeys - 4
3. Newington - 3
4. Ravenswood - 3
5. Abbotsleigh - 3
6. Trinity - 2
7. PLC - 1
8. Queenwood - 0...
Massive Blow to St Luke's Charge for their maiden ISDA title.
Also Newington may well be good this year. They had a late resurgence in GPS last year which saw them finish with 3 wins, and while they have lost an excellent speaker who was a GPS rep two years in a row, I believe they have two...
I'd predict Abbotsleigh, PLC Sydney, St Aloysius and St Josephs to get out of this group. Ravenswood and trinity could also pick up top 4 spots.
Thread for different Sydney/NSW schools debating competitions. Feel free to share news, opinions and predictions for the 2018 Schools debating season in NSW.
Primarily dealing with the premier competitions of ISDA, Archdale, GPS, CAS and Premiers Debating challenge as well as their respective...
Final GPS 1sts Debating Table
7 Wins - High
5 Wins - Grammar
4 Wins - Scots, Joeys, Riverview
3 Wins - Newington
1 Win - Kings
0 Wins - Shore
Interesting to see a bit of a resurgence at the end putting Newington in a respectable position. They could potentially have a good season next year...
I'm pretty sure the High speakers are first eligible for CHS and then those that don't make it are eligible for GPS. I think the CHS team might just be considered more prestigious, a bigger school of public than GPS schools.