Project ID980
DescriptionInter-generational forum - a discussion group between a group of U3Agers sixth formers from local grammar schools. Fortnightly meetings take place without either school staff or parents and subjects discussed have included the legalising of cannabis, the politics of smoking, reform of the house of Lords, homosexuality and the future of the Church.
TypeU3A-led research (SLP)
U3ASalisbury U3A
Organization/partnerGrammar schools in Salisbury
Year started1998
Source of referenceSources 4, May 1999
OutputNone known
NotesBoth age groups discovered their prejudices about each other and assumptions were seen to be unfounded. Not all U3Agers wanted to restore capital punishment and not all teenagers want to smake cannabis. This forum was a real learning experience.