Highlights

Highlights of our 2017/18 Annual Report and Accounts include:

  • 240,000 children and young people benefiting either directly through involvement in our programmes, or because we help their school to improve citizenship education
  • 2,300 schools supported across the UK, with an even split between primary and secondary level
  • 2,500 volunteers - often experts in professions such as the law, media, politics, and economics, many of our volunteers work directly with children and young people
  • 319 events including Mock Trials, student workshops, teacher training and celebration events
  • Launch of our SMSC Quality Mark, helping more than 500 schools in its first year to improve the quality of Social, Moral, Spiritual and Cultural education
  • Support for young people to gain a voice on controversial issues - including Brexit, social media, and migration
  • Expansion of our Experts in Schools programme to include legal experts, economic experts, media experts, and politics
  • Launch of our Democracy Ambassadors programme, to training 1000 young people aged 13-16 to talk to their peers about democracy in a way that makes sense to them
  • Campaigning for better citizenship education, including our support for a ten-year vision for public legal education

Read the full Annual Report and Accounts