11 Series, 163 Episodes
If four-year-olds and 84-year-olds work and play together, will it improve the health and happiness of the older group? Ten pre-schoolers welcome 11 pensioners into their classroom.
The pre-schoolers and pensioners have been at the same nursery for three weeks now. Can this ambitious experiment transform the way we care for our increasingly older population?
Will the friendship between four-year-old Scarlett and 84-year-old Beryl blossom and grow? Also featuring Sylvia, who is 102 and was born during World War One, and Victor, who is 97.
This time the three-year-olds and the 102-year-olds visit a maze for a memory test. Will 81-year-old Lavinia ever find her way out? And a new friendship blossoms over a plate of chips.
The group face a series of challenges with a tram journey and a trip to the supermarket - will everyone return from the shops in tact? And do chickens have belly buttons?
A fierce rivalry breaks out between 102-year-old Sylvia and 87-year-old Ken as they face-off on opposing teams during sports day
It's the end of the experiment. As the kids graduate to big school, it's time for a jive, a waltz, and for the older group to see if their memory, mobility and mood has improved.