What are the dates of the term-time online workshops for 2020-2021?

New online workshops each week run as follows: Autumn Term 1: Six workshops (running on Saturdays, Tuesdays or Wednesdays) Weeks beginning 12 September, 19 September, 26 September, 3 October, 10 October, 17 October   Autumn Term 2:  Six workshops (running on Saturdays, Tuesdays or Wednesdays) Weeks beginning 7 November, 14 November, 21 November, 28 November, [...]

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What should the student expect to gain from the sessions?

To develop the underlying skills for debate and public speaking. Skills which are useful for anyone, aged 8-80 To engage in debates, games and activities that are fun, stimulating and thought-provoking To hear tips and feedback, tailored to you, from tutors who are experts in their field To have a space to practise, imagine and [...]

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Are there new workshops every month?

During term time we hold three new weekly workshops each month.  These take place on Saturdays and then the same workshop is repeated on the Wednesday. Students can sign up for a term of workshops or for three workshops each month.      

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What do you teach in the workshops?

The JLC programme consists of regular Zoom (or live Wimbledon) workshops which teach the key transferable skills of a lawyer through games, role-plays, debates and team challenges.  Our panel of tutors includes lawyers and actors, all DBS checked and fully trained in the JLC teaching methods. Students build confidence and ability in debate and public speaking [...]

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What is the JLC Certification Programme?

The JLC Certification Programme Students can follow the programme by signing up to one workshop, several workshops, or by following the workshops over a number of months and gaining exams and certificates along the way. The full programme consists of 10 levels which students complete at their own pace.  Every six classes attended amounts to one [...]

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Will my child have a chance to speak in the workshops if they are very shy?

Yes certainly. We organise the activities and roles in the workshop to encourage all children to engage in the class, and vary their roles in the activities, whilst ensuring that the atmosphere and feedback is supportive and encouraging.

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Are there any entrance requirements?

To become a member of the Junior Lawyers Club we require all students to adhere to the JLC Code of Conduct. After successfully completing the first level your child will receive membership of the Junior Lawyers Club. We aim to keep the atmosphere in the sessions fun and enjoyable, whilst ensuring children adhere to a [...]

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What about soft skills?

These are developed during the workshops as students interact and present in different roles and social situations. They are given feedback on their performance, with positive suggestions for building on their abilities. Leadership, teamwork, resilience and self-confidence are some of the key life skills the students will develop throughout the programme.

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Do the workshops help prepare for assessments, exams or interviews?

Some of the key aspects of an assessment, exam or interview are the ability to remain calm under pressure, to think on your feet and express your points clearly and logically. These are pervasive elements of debating in the workshops, with constant timed activities that are fun and challenging. Students become experienced in analysing and responding [...]

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