To all CSDA teams and their coaches for a fabulous debating season. In particular, congratulations to the following teams for making it into the finals:

  • 8B – Quarter Finals (undefeated)
  • 9A – Elimination 2 Finals
  • 11A – Elimination 2 Finals
  • 12B – Elimination 1 Finals – Win against Woolwich Marist Sisters on Wednesday
  • 12B – Elimination 2 Finals

The Elimination 2 finals will take place at St Pius X, Chatswood. Coin Toss is at 6:00pm and the debates start at 7:00pm. We love an audience, so please join us for a great night of debates.

To Our Mock Trial Team for their selection in the Elimination Rounds. This places them in the top 64 teams in the state! Details will follow in the coming weeks, but we congratulate the team members and coaches for their continued success!

To the Archdale teams for their efforts last week. Please note that there is no formal debating next week. For those able to come – we will have coaching from 3:30pm – 5:00pm in the DRC.


Good Luck

To Gian Ellis-Gannel who is attending the Zonta International Young Women in Public Affairs Awards over the weekend.  Zonta International believes that young women are the key to women’s advancement in the field of public service, and the awards  recognise young women, ages 16-19, who demonstrate leadership skills and commitment to public service and civic causes, and encourages them to continue their participation in public and political life.


Inter-House Debating

An amendment to the results of Inter-House debating as published in last week’s newsletter: Barry were the Senior winners. Apologies for the error.


For further information, please contact the Oratory Team.


Mrs Bernadette O’Dwyer

Oratory Coordinator