Thrive - young lives

Thrive - young lives
Young People aged 15 - 18 from Gravesend in Kent, talk to their peers both locally and across the UK about what’s it like to be a young person in 2019? How do daily pressures such as social media, school and sex affect you? These young people from Gifted Young Generation, based in The Grand Healthy Living Centre in Gravesend, talk about life; the funny bits, the difficult bits and the embarrassing bits. Plus - special editions with the UN about protecting young people online, the Royal Opera House and more coming soon…

Special edition - The Rights of the Child, a discussion with United Nations and 5Rights charity
Oct 25 • 21 min
The United Nations (UN), make international laws (among other incredible things that they do, like peace keeping in war zones!). They have a conventions (rules) about how to protect children, which every country in the world has signed up to (apart from…
Art is important, our teachers say so.
Sep 4 • 11 min
How can drama boost confidence? How does music make you more resilient? And why does painting help you become a more imaginative thinker? Just before the end of the last school year in May (2019), we chatted to two teachers and a panel of guests about the…
Curious Minds in the north.
Aug 16 • 14 min
We talk about Autism, work-life, uni, opportunities, the benefits of social media and happiness. Three young people from the youth and arts organisation Curious Minds, based in Preston in the North of England tell us about their lives. Amber talks to us…
Unpredictable. How young people view the future.
Jul 24 • 21 min
Q - ‘Describe what it’s like to be a young person in 2019’ A - ‘Unpredictable’. We spoke to two young people from A New Direction in London about their lives and their views about the world. We talked Trump, Brexit, the housing market and ultimately the…
How’s your day going?
Jul 3 • 14 min
Finney has had a bad day at school. She opens tonight’s panel discussion, with a story about her day and goes on to talk about the pressures she faces and the need to be seen as a whole person and not measured as as exam result. Finney is joined by a…
The Thriving Child - Conversations with young people in the UK
Jun 3 • 31 min
The Thriving Child - Conversations with young people in the UK A highlights episode of our other episodes for The Thriving Child Conference in association with The Royal Opera House.
Young Lives In Oxford - A Discussion About LGBTQI+
May 16 • 29 min
As part of our work for The Royal Opera House’s Bridge’s conference we’ve spoken to young people across the UK about what life is like for them. In this edition we talk young people from Oxford about their lives including what it’s like for people who…
Is School For Everyone?
Feb 15 • 30 min
Is it though? Is there another way to learn? Why do some people love it and others get little support? Why don’t teachers listen to young people more? Why are we all treated the same when really, some people need a different approach to schooling to help…
Being a Young Person in 2019?
Jan 30 • 25 min
What’s it like being a young person in 2019? Hear from Mason, Emma. Princess and Jamal as they get to grips with what life is like as a typical teenager. Funny, interesting, personal and honest. This moving and entertaining podcast is an honest discussion…