With school closures, remote working and social distancing, COVID-19 has had a profound impact on our nations' young learners. Temptation maybe to stick to core academic subjects during home schooling, but it's a great opportunity for SMSC. Here's why! Read more
Ross Britain shares his journey from inspired Edinburgh schoolboy to Corporate Responsibility professional at CMS. In his blog he highlights the importance of employee volunteer programmes to supplement traditional curriculum delivery. Read more
Our CEO discusses the long-term implications of the pandemic for Citizenship - and why it's important this is addressed in schools when they return Read more
This classroom pack supports young people's exploration of the rule of law and the criminal justice system in the UK. Students have a go at analysing a case with resources including full witness statements and helpful annotations. Use this pack to get a head-start for the Mock Trial Competitions. Read more
Britain's future depends on empowering the next generation to become active citizens
The Mock Trials are an effective and fun way of helping young people understand how the judicial system works. Learn how you can get involved...
Schools measure children by their academic achievement. However, we need to remember that qualities such as empathy, compassion and fair-mindedness are just as important.
We have mobilised more than 300,000 young people to take social action.
We've helped 80% of secondary schools nurture active citizens.
Recognising that teachers lack time and have a requirement to teach about the rule of law as part of fundamental British values, we've teamed up with legal experts to create comprehensive legal education resources.
We believe that it’s vital for young people to get to grips with key economic terms and concepts during their school life. Our programmes enables professionals to use their expertise to bring economics to life in the classroom.
Young Citizens has been chosen as Constructive Space's Charity of the Year for 2020. You can read more about the work of Young Citizens and support their work by donating and sharing this appeal with your networks. Click here!
Stella Baynes, talks about her experiences of delivering the Make a Difference Challenge social action programme in her daughter's primary school. Read more