Court in Session (Key Stage 2 – 5)

These thought-provoking courtroom workshops explore a contemporary criminal or civil case.

Students will:

  • Explore the roles in a courtroom
  • Prepare and enact a trial based on a real contemporary case
  • Discuss and debate real sentencing options
  • Learn about the law and justice system and consequences of breaking the law
  • Be encouraged to use their rights and responsibilities to be become more active citizens

Curriculum links: PSHE, Citizenship, English and Law


Key Stage 2 Themes Available

  • Cyberbullying
  • Robbery

Key Stage 3 Themes Available

  • Cyberbullying
  • Knife Crime

Key Stage 4 Themes Available

  • Cyberbullying
  • Drugs

Key Stage 5 & University Level Themes Available

  • Intellectual Property
  • Cyber-Harassment
  • Murder

Booking & Enquiries

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

The students were fully engaged and it was great to see them get into character and to use the law in more realistic form than through textbooks. Outstanding.” Head of Humanities and Art, Bellerbys College