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Key Stage 2: “Theatre of Law”

“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

Duration: Project launch in school (1 hour) & Courtroom Workshop (2 hours)

Location: At your school and Royal Courts of Justice or online

Cost: £10 per pupil (on-site) or £200 online.

Booking & Enquiries

To book a visit or find out more fill out an enquiry form, email education@nationaljusticemuseum.org.uk or call 0115 993 9811