Helping Young People

Two splendid cups commissioned for our Club's annual Youth Speaks competition. Often won by our talented young people from Abingdon's six secondary schools, our winning teams often go on to the next levels of this national Rotary Competition!

Two splendid cups commissioned for our Club's annual Youth Speaks competition.

We work all year round with our primary and secondary schools and local youth groups. Below are some of our young people's past successes. This year will bring them even more opportunities to shine and to learn life skills, courtesy of Abingdon Rotary Club!

Youth Speaks

Citizenship Award

 Interact Club


Rotary Youth Speaks cups went to Larkmead and St Helen's Schools in 2016. Larkmead got through to the District Final! A local schoolgirl helping her community Abingdon Interact West's  Charter Event in St Helen's School









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RIBI Youth Speaks - Abingdon Heats poster

RIBI Youth Speaks - Abingdon Heats

more This year's exciting competition. 12 teams from 4 schools in Oxford and Abingdon will test their oratorical skills to get through to the next round. Who will be promoted? Who are the best young public speakers locally?

Abingdon Youth Speaks 2013

more Our annual competition to find the best teams of Speakers from Abingdon's schools. Steventon Village Hall 7.30pm

Youth Speaks 2014 Cups

Youth Speaks 2014

more Steventon Hall. Our annual opportunity to hear Abingdon's Youth Speak, on a variety of topics. 10 teams from the secondary schools in Abingdon will compete for this year's Award. Free entry: but arrive early to get a seat at this VERY popular local event.