News listingNews

« Back to all stories

« Newer   Older »

Judge Rinder visit to Forest Preparatory School brings learning to life

Posted on: 20 Jan 2017

Pupils at Forest Preparatory School in Altrincham were visited by TV celebrity Judge Rinder earlier this week.

The TV judge, who competed in the 2016 series of BBC’s Strictly Come Dancing, visited the School on Monday January 16.

During his visit, he took part in a mock trial in Year 3 to show the children how the legal system works.

Deputy Headteacher, Graeme Booth, said, “As part of their PSHE (Personal, Social and Health Education) lessons, Year 3 have been learning that we are a democracy and everyone has rights as citizens of the UK.”

He added: “Taking part in the mock trial with Judge Rinder was a fantastic opportunity for the children to meet a real life judge and put their learning into practice. I’m sure it’ll be a day they remember for a very long time!”

The visit was organised by the School’s Year 3 class teacher, Mrs Eley, who presented Judge Rinder with a ‘scenerio’ based on a consumer purchasing a faulty electrical product.

Mrs Eley said, “We were delighted that Judge Rinder could take time out of his busy schedule to visit us and teach the children more about the legal justice system.”

She added: “After the mock trial, he took part in a question and answer session and was very impressed with the children.”

Robert Rinder is a criminal barrister who shot to fame with daytime reality court show Judge Rinder in 2014. In his show, he oversees a variety of civil cases, such as disputes over basic consumer issues, business, personal, and neighbourhood disputes, and allegations of negligence.

Mrs Eley added: “We wish Judge Rinder all the best in his future career and on behalf of all the staff and pupils would like to thank him for coming in!”

For more information about Forest Preparatory School, visit www.forestschool.co.uk

Photos and videos from Judge Rinder’s visit can be found on the School’s Twitter at @ForestPrep

« Return to all news stories

Bellevue Swimmers’ Success at ISA National Swimming Final

Posted on 17 Dec 2018

Pupils from three of Bellevue’s UK Preparatory Schools have achieved a haul of 10 medals in the [...]

Read more...

Wandsworth pupils are the first to visit the Centre for Literacy in Primary Education’s new library

Posted on 13 Dec 2018

Four pupils in Year 6 at Wandsworth Prep School were the first group of primary school children to visit [...]

Read more...

Former Elmhurst School pupil selected as Young Speaker of the Year finalist

Posted on 07 Dec 2018

 Former pupil of Elmhurst School for Boys, Ethan Campbell, has been selected as a Young Speaker of [...]

Read more...

Twitter LinkedIn

T: 020 8939 3890  |  E: contact@blvue.com

© 2019 Bellevue Education, 1 Wolsey Road, Hampton Court, East Molesey KT8 9EL | Privacy policy

Top