COURT IN SESSION

LOCATION: NOTTINGHAM, LONDON, NORTH WEST

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 include: 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
Suitable forKey Stage 2 - 5 and University level
LocationNottingham, London or North West
Key skills enhanced includeProblem-solving, critical thinking and analysis, public speaking and debating.
DurationTwo hours
Number of studentsMinimum 20 pupils (charges may apply for groups smaller than 20)
CostRange from £7.50 – £8.50 per student depending on location
BookingEmail 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

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