School trip to National Justice Museum – Nottingham
At the National Justice Museum they inspire people of all ages to become active citizens. They do this through fun and engaging activities, exhibitions and educational programmes relating to law and justice.
They are based at Nottingham’s historic Shire Hall and County Gaol where you can delve into the fascinating history of justice through time. You will meet historical characters, explore their immense collection, take part in a range of interactive games and activities, and discover how law and justice contribute to all of our lives.
National Justice Museum educational visits
Their education programmes are delivered in Nottingham, London and the North West. They help students to gain a practical understanding of the law and justice system, so they are inspired by their rights and responsibilities, to play an active role in society.
Their inspirational curriculum-linked educational visits use authentic courtrooms, museum spaces, objects and archives to help pupils gain a practical understanding of the law and justice system. They deliver memorable education programmes at iconic legal and heritage sites in Nottingham, London and the North West.
Suitable for key stages 1 – 5 and beyond, they also welcome visits from home education, youth groups, Universities, SEN and adult learning groups.
Curriculum links include: Law, History, English, Citizenship, PSHE, British Values, SMSC, Careers enrichment, Sociology and more.
Their interactive activities broaden horizons and encourage motivation, self-confidence and engagement. Students will develop a range of essential skills, such as critical thinking, debate, presentation, research and analytical skills plus speaking, listening and communication skills. Students will also:
- Learn about the law, how it is made and how it can be changed
- Be empowered to take an interest in their rights and responsibilities to become active citizens
- Reflect on what is right and wrong and communicate this to others
- Connect life experiences with new spaces and objects
- Be empowered to live and work within the law
Each year they work with over 22,000 students across their learning sites.