“It is immensely encouraging seeing young people taking an interest in issues that affect them and voicing their opinions so coherently.”

David Dimbleby

  • Don’t miss our winners’ debates

    Congratulations to our six winning schools. Each will host a live SQ&A webcast or special edition of Any Question? on Radio 4.

    The Any Questions? programmes will be on Radio 4 on May 25th, June 1st and July 13th 2012.

    Our 2012 webcast dates are Friday May 11th, Friday June 1st and Thursday July 12th. Each 45-minute debate will be live at midday.

  • Find out who won SQ&A!

    Thanks to everyone who took part this year. The winning schools and runners-up have been announced for 2011-12.


  • The Dimblebys on SQ&A

    David and Jonathan Dimbleby have been encouraging schools to take part in the exciting Schools Questions and Answers Challenge.


  • Make a Great Debate

    Tips from professionals on how to make a great TV or Radio Debate to enter into the Schools Q&A Challenge.


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