Debate in Y6 – should animals be kept in zoos?

Year 6 spend the morning learning about the key features of a discussion text before coming together to debate the following issue:

The two sides of Y6 came together to formally discuss their points for either keeping animals in zoos or not. After a high-quality debate between the 2 sides, Judge Pickles resided that a compromise should possibly be sought for the future of animals in captivity.