The Rule of Law in Britain is an ideal resource for Key Stage 3 pupils, enabling students to distinguish right from wrong and to respect the civil and criminal law, encouraging an appreciation that living under the rule of law protects individual citizens and is essential for their wellbeing and safety.
Each chapter is followed by activities to encourage students to discuss and research concepts raised.
- Introduction: how to read this book using critical thinking
- Playing by the rules
- Rules beyond the classroom: the law of the land
- Were does religious law fit in?
- Meet the judges: the judiciary
- Seperation of Powers
- Judicial independence
- Parliamentary Sovereignty
- Where has the law come from?
- An introduction to criminal law
- Introducing civil law
- The court system
- Do you rememer?
Britain is made up of England, Wales and Scotland, and the people who live in these countries are called British. The people of Northern Ireland may also call themselves British and together we make up the United Kingdom. This book is to help you learn about and come to understand some of the British Values we all share.
Part of the British Values series for Key Stage 3 students: Promoting fundamental British values as part of spiritual, moral, social and cultural development. Aimed at Key Stage 3 this new range of books provides key Fundamental British Values content in a highly accessible and enjoyable format.