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Congratulations to Colyton Grammar School on winning the Magistrates' Court Mock Trial Comepetition 2015/16.

Applications for the 2016/17 cycle of the Bar Mock Trial Competition are now open! You can apply for the competition here.

For more information on the Bar Mock Trial Competition please click here.

Want to bring the Law to life for young people? This site connects teachers with active learning programmes such as the mock trial competitions and quality assured public legal education resources which help young people understand how the law touches every aspect of their life. Law in Schools is an initiative brought to you by the Citizenship Foundation and made possible by the support of the Law Society of England and Wales, the Legal Education Foundation, the Bar Council and the Magistrates' Association. Other areas of this beta site are in development ready for full launch in the summer of 2015. So please come back soon. read more.



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British Values Day - Rule of Law 05/04/2017

Canon Lee located at
Rawcliffe drive
Yo30 6zs York 53° 58' 34.2696" N, 1° 6' 2.628" W
2 volunteers, for 2, 2 hour(s) session on General law , Law, Government and Human Rights , Police and Courts
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Opportunity that needs 2 volunteers, starting on 17/10/2016

Philip Morant School and College located at
Rembrandt Way
co3 4qs Colchester 51° 52' 53.1228" N, 0° 52' 17.742" E
2 volunteers, for 1, 1 hour(s) session on Police and Courts
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  • The scheme provides our people with a valuable opportunity to help young people understand legal issues they may be faced with.

    CSR Manager - Participating Law Firm
  • Lawyers in Schools has developed the pupils' understanding of the citizenship concepts of democracy, justice and rights and responsibilities.

    Teacher - St James' School