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

Key Stage 2 Themes Available:

  • Victorian Children
  • Suffragettes

Key Stage 3 Themes Available:

  • Suffragettes
  • 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 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