Issued: November 27, 2015
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King Harold Academy highly commended in debating competition
The King Harold Academy team was highly commended in this year's Epping Forest Schools Parliamentary Debating Competition organised by Epping Forest MP Eleanor Laing.
Eight schools took part with the schools discussing the Motion: “This House believes that it would be in Britain’s best interests to remain within the European Union”.
The King Harold Academy team of Lisa Nakimuli and Adam Freeman spoke for the Motion.
The competition was won by Roding Valley High School with Braeside School runner-up.
Also taking part were Davenant Foundation School, Epping St John’s School, Debden Park High School, Chigwell School and West Hatch High School.
Head of School Kim Thackray said: “Lisa and Adam did exceptionally well and we are very proud of their achievement.”
Epping Forest MP Eleanor Laing said: “I was extremely impressed by the exceptionally high standard of the debate. The arguments were intelligent and well-constructed. I am always pleased when it is a lively debate.”