courtroom workshop with secondary aged pupils

Court in the Past (Key Stage 2 – 5)

In this interactive courtroom workshop, students will examine a historical case and will then prepare and present a trial based on the evidence available. Students will:

  • Learn about the law and justice system
  • Explore the roles in a courtroom
  • Prepare and enact a trial based on their chosen case
  • Discuss and debate real historical sentencing options and compare these to sentencing options in the present day
  • Gain a better understanding of the law and justice system and be encouraged to think about their own rights and responsibilities

Curriculum links include: PSHE, Citizenship, English, History and Law

Duration: Two hours

Location: Nottingham, London and the North West

Costs: Vary depending on location and range from £7.50 – £8.50 per student


Key Stage 2 Themes Available:

  • Victorian Children

Key Stage 3 Themes Available:

  • Suffragettes
  • Slavery
  • Protest and Riots

Key Stage 4 Themes Available:

  • ‘Blazing Car’ Murder

Key Stage 5 & University Level Themes Available:

  • The ‘Brighton Trunk’ Murders

Booking & Enquiries

For further information or to book, fill out an enquiry form, email education@nationaljusticemuseum.org.uk or call 0115 993 9811

 

“I learned about the different punishment for different crimes. My favourite part of the day was when we were acting out a court scene because it was fun and I learned how the courts work Lillie, Year 5