Based in the Royal Courts of Justice, home to the highest courts in the land, and the Rolls Building, a dispute resolution centre of excellence located in the City of London.

Based in the Royal Courts of Justice, home to the highest courts in the land, and the Rolls Building, a dispute resolution centre of excellence located in the City of London. Their 2-hour workshops are suitable for KS2-5 and University level students. They immerse students in the legal system giving them the chance to take on roles such as a judge, barrister, defendant, witness or juror. They use real court cases and archive materials to explore topical themes and issues.

Options include:

  • Talk & Tour

During this one-hour session, participants have the opportunity to learn about the history of the Royal Courts of Justice through exploring some of the key spaces within the building. They will also have the chance to enter a real courtroom to talk through the court system and discuss the types of cases that take place at the Royal Courts of Justice.

  • Court in Session

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

KS 5 Themes Available: Intellectual Property, Cyber-Harassment, Murder

A full selection of workshops can be found here: www.nationaljusticemuseum.org.uk/find-your-learning-experience