CLUBS & SOCIETIES
Day / Time:
MONDAY : 1515 - 1815 HRS
THURSDAY : 1515 - 1815 HRS
The Debate Society, formerly a special interest group, is a newly-established CCA in 2017. The CCA aims to develop student-debaters who are able to think critically and speak skilfully.
Every Kent Ridgean Debater possessing poise with persuasiveness, wit with wisdom, and grace with generosity.
To develop and instil a sense of critical appreciation and passion for debate. To hone students’ oratorical and critical thinking skills, while inculcating in them a sensitivity towards global issues.
- We train our students in the art of debating, focusing on the domains of research, speech, and working in a team.
- We take part in debate competitions such as the Singapore Secondary Schools Debating Championships.
Singapore Secondary Schools Debating Championships
- 2017: Semi-finalists (Division 2)
Top breaking team, 2nd and 12th Overall Best Speakers
- 2016: Quarter-finalists (Division 2)
Top breaking team, 2nd Overall Best Speaker
- 2015: Champions (Division 3)
Grand Finals Best Speaker, 10th and 15th Overall Best Speakers
- 2014: Champions (Division 3)
4th, 15th and 17th Overall Best Speakers
Speak Ventures Debating Championships
- 2017: Best Speaker, 10th and 12th Overall Best Speakers (Silver division)
Raffles Debate Academy Under-14 Debating Championship
- 2016: 1st Runner-Up (Silver Division)
Youth Debate Open
- 2014: Champions (Silver Division)
Grand Finals Best Speaker
Mr Yip Guanhui
Ms Nicole Heng
Ms Oh Wen-Ci