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  • External Assessment
  • Year 12 - 13 Target Group
  • 15 Guided Learning Hours


Award in Debating (Level 3) gives sixth-form and college students an opportunity to endorse their talent for debating and improve their skills. Debating is an essential life skill and an aid to develop soft skills such as critical thinking, teamwork and leadership. All of ESB’s schools qualifications are mapped to the UK National Curriculum and are proven to increase attainment and confidence in speaking and listening.


ESB Level 3 Award in Debating

Debate a motion (own choice – see guidance for suitable examples), demonstrating evidence of research and understanding.


Show effective communication skills (both verbal and non-verbal).


Structure your work efficiently, using effective introductions and conclusions, linking and summarising.


Demonstrate listening skills and teamwork, using rebuttal, counter argument and points of information where appropriate.

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