Aimhigher West Midlands
Aimhigher West Midlands
Participate in activities around law, delivered by academics and legal professionals in your school. This interactive session introduces students to the role of lawyers and the ways in which lawyers think. at Aimhigher West Midlands

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Thinking about law, thinking like a lawyer

University event offered by Aimhigher West Midlands

Event Summary:

Participate in activities around law, delivered by academics and legal professionals in your school. This interactive session introduces students to the role of lawyers and the ways in which lawyers think.

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Full Event Details:

Thinking about law, thinking like a lawyer:
This 90-minute interactive session introduces students to the role of lawyers and the ways in which lawyers think. The session is delivered by an academic and a legal practitioner and engages students in a number of activities which encourage students to use their existing skills to solve legal problems. The session ends with a mock trial where students apply their skills to complex cases. This session can be tailored for students from Year 10 to Year 13.

The session will be delivered as a 90 minute mini lecture in schools on Wednesday afternoons after 12:30.

Year Group(s):
10, 11, 12, 13

Gatsby Benchmarks:
2, 4, 5 and 7.

Learning Objectives (Linked to the Aimhigher Plus Progression Framework Learning Outcomes):
- To support the learner to feel motivated and confident (As 3.1)
- Recognise the importance of succeeding at school (At 3.1)
- Recognise that GCSE and post 16 qualifications are required to access HE (At 3.2)
- Recognise how post 16 choices impact on future progression (Aw 4.1)
- Understand the necessity of HE for progression to certain careers (Aw 4.2)
- Recognition of the opportunities that may arise from attending HE (Ac 4.2)
- Recognise the skills and qualifications required for chosen HE pathway (Aw 5.1)
- Identify the potential career options following participation in HE (Aw 5.3)
http://aimhigherwm.ac.uk/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/Progression-Framework.pdf

Places Available:
50 (50-75% of learners must be NCOP)

Transport Provided:
n/a

Lunch Provided:
n/a

Our cancellation policy applies. Visit this website below for more information: http://aimhigherwm.ac.uk/aimhigher-plus/events-and-activities/

Suitable For:

Bookings by Teachers for Key Stage 4 (Students aged 14-16)
Bookings by Teachers for Key Stage 5 (Students aged 16-18)

Duration:

Short Session

Dates Available:

We can deliver this event at your school or college. Please contact us to arrange a date.

Minimum number of students:

1

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