Junior Youth Speaks
In January and February of each year we run a Junior Youth Speaks Competition with our local Junior Schools
COBER VALLEY HELSTON, JUNIOR YOUTH SPEAKS
We run an annual competition for Junior Youth Speaks in the Helston Schools area. This years competition was held at Helston Community College on 16 January 2017 with 7 teams form local junior schools.
This years Joint winners were:
Germoe Community Primary School - Should we have electric cars?
Godlophin Primary School - Pokemon Go or Pokemon No?
This is an exciting event for all concerned and an amazing challenge for public speaking! A team comprises of a Chairperson, Speaker and a Proposer. We have heard debates on such subjects as "Is there anyone out there?", "Is school uniform necessary?", and "Should it be jam or cream on top?" The pupils have the opportunity to choose their own subject title and respond to a question session afterwards. Timing for all parts of the presentation is extremely important and points can be lost for not observing the "traffic lights system" which helps the flow of the talk!
For more information on Youth Speaks see the link below