THEATRE OF LAW

LOCATION: LONDON OR ONLINE

“Theatre of Law” is an innovative project introducing London primary school children to the legal and criminal justice system. The project is available either as an on-site or online/blended learning opportunity.

  • The project begins with project launch session at your school delivered by one of our facilitators
  • Using the “Theatre of Law” Toolkit, pupils will complete a broad range of teacher-led classroom activities

Pupils will:

  • Learn about the law and justice system
  • Create their own mock trial based on a real local crime.
  • Visit the Royal Court of Justice to enact the trial in a real working courtroom or take part in a virtual Courtroom Workshop
  • Have a Q&A with a lawyer, or judge

 

Project aims

  • Improve understanding of the justice system and what happens when someone breaks the law
  • Give insights into the workings of the justice system and the roles of legal professionals
  • Raise pupil aspirations to seek careers in the law, the courts and associated professions

Curriculum Links: PSHE, Citizenship, British Values, English and Drama


Suitable forKey Stage 2
LocationAt your school and Royal Courts of Justice or online
Key skills enhanced includeProblem-solving, critical thinking and analysis, public speaking and debating.
DurationProject launch in school (1 hour) & Courtroom Workshop (2 hours)
Number of studentsMaximum 30 pupils
Cost£10 per pupil (on-site) or £200 online.
BookingEmail education@nationaljusticemuseum.org.uk or call 0115 993 9811


Thank you so much for a fantastic day at the courts. It was an extremely informative, interactive and enjoyable morning.

Manchester Muslim Prep School

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