Schools and young people
The Crown Prosecution Services National Schools Project was first developed in 2007 by staff at CPS Derbyshire for their local schools in conjunction with Derbyshire County Council. Based on the National Citizenship Curriculum the pioneering lesson package teaches young people between the ages of 11 and 16 about the criminal justice system.
Information for 5 - 7 year olds
There are rules at school and there are rules at home, there are also rules called laws that we have to keep. Laws keep us safe. Find out how the Crown Prosecution Service helps stop people who break the law.
Information for 7 - 11 year olds
From Parliament to the court room, find information about the law, how we decide to charge people with a crime, what happens in court and what happens when you are a witness in court.
Information for 11 - 16 year olds
Find out what a Prosecutor's job is really like. Try your hand at being a Prosecutor and see if you have got what it takes to be a Champion of Justice.
Information for Teachers and Parents
Information about how the content of the Champions of Justice website relates to National Curriculum guidelines together with lesson plans and resources for teachers of Key stage 3 and 4.