The BCS junior debating team traveled to Loreto Beaufort in Dublin to participate in the Loreto Beauford Mace. The Mace Matheson debates follow the British Parliamentary style of debating. The motions on the day were as follows:
'THW stop funding for Irish language activities in the Gaeltacht'
'THW allow parents to elect the principal of their child's school'
'THW tie development aid to a country's human rights record'
'THW force all political parties to have female leaders'