Law and University Life (Key Stages 2 – 5)

During this full day session, students will learn about law and university life. Groups will also find out about careers available in the law and justice system and how they can be accessed.

In the morning students will take part in an interactive courtroom workshop where they will explore the roles in a courtroom and different courts of law. They will take on the roles of judge, defendant, jury and legal teams to enact a real trial. They will debate cases for the defence and prosecution and also discuss sentencing options.

In the afternoon students will take part in an activity led by the university and also take a tour of the university campus.

Throughout the day, students will:

  • Reflect on consequences
  • Be empowered to live and work within the law
  • Increase their awareness of careers in the law and justice system
  • Raise their aspirations and explore HE and career options available to them

Curriculum Links: PSHE, Citizenship, Careers Enrichment, SMSC, British Values

Duration: 5 hours (10am – 3pm)

Location: The University of Bolton

Cost: £7.50 per student

Booking & Enquiries

To book, or to find out more, fill out an enquiry form, email education@nationaljusticemuseum.org.uk or call 0115 9939811

“The children really enjoyed the session and got a lot out of it by taking an active part in the role play. Their knowledge of the court system has been enhanced and this activity is a great link with British Values, in particular Rule of Law” Moorgate Primary School Bolton