We would like to congratulate those who participated in our first ever Bar Mock Trial Competition for Independent Schools last week.
Organised by the Citizenship Foundation, the Bar Mock Trial Competition sees students assume the roles of barristers and witnesses, presenting their case against teams of students from other schools. After having time to familiarise themselves with the case, they are expected to battle it out in real courtrooms, in front of real judges.
Our students worked together as a team, with each individual responsible for a specific role, including prosecution/defence barrister, prosecution/defence witness, court clerk and usher. At Birmingham Crown Court this weekend, five judges generously gave up their time to preside over the trials.
Our team was announced as regional finalists and we are excited to participate in the London Final in April.