An inter-generational debate was held at in East Finchley last week.

North London Citizens, an alliance of schools, colleges and religious groups, organised the meeting at the North London Synagogue in East End Road on Thursday.

Chaired by Neasden’s Crest Girls’ Academy Year 11 student Mariam El-Abiary, the event gave people of all ages and faiths the chance to discuss how to improve inter-generational relations.

Paolina Webber, assistant principal at the Crest Girls’ Academy said: “Mariam was a model representative of the Academy and I am delighted she was able to take a leading role at such a successful event. 

“This marks the continuation of an extremely strong relationship between the Crest Academies and North London Citizens.”