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The Big Legal Lesson 2022 (Primary)

Join our national classroom campaign to get young people engaged with the justice system.

Overview

Our KS1 and 2 resources provide a great introduction to the Rule of Law. Pupils explore questions such as: What is the law and why do we need it? How are laws made? What happens when laws get broken? Last year over 57,000 young people and 1000 teachers took part. 83% of students stated that...
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