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:
Curriculum Links: PSHE, Citizenship, Careers Enrichment, SMSC, British Values
Duration: 5 hours (10am – 3pm)
Location: The University of Bolton
Cost: £7.50 per student
You can also combine this activity with one of our Courtroom Workshops.
“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