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Crime - Key Stage 3&4

Resources, guidelines and articles

The justice system of England and Wales

Getting Court - a resource produced by the Health and Wellbeing team in association with the High Sheriff of Gloucestershire. A lesson pack to educate about the workings of the Crown Court in England and Wales. The pack includes details of how to get involved with the Crown Court visits through the scheme.

The Sexualisation of Young People - an article by an eminent psychologist, Linda Papadopoulos

The Sentencing Council for England and Wales who promote greater consistent sentencing, whilst maintaining the independence of the judiciary. The Council produces guidelines on sentencing for the judiciary and aims to increase public understanding of sentencing.

Cifas - Anti Fraud Education Lesson Plans

Anti-Fraud Education by Cifas’ is a set of four free lesson plans for secondary schools that focus on awareness of fraud, common scams, identity theft and money mules.

Cifas is the UK’s leading fraud prevention service, helping to protect individuals and organisations from fraud and financial crime. They have identified an increasing number of young people affected by fraud, either being targeted by online fraudsters or unwittingly engaging in fraudulent acts themselves.


Fearless from Knife Crime 

The ‘Fearless from Knife Crime’ session was created following the 28% increase in the possession of weapons within Gloucestershire for 2015. The project was aimed at addressing the problem of knife crime in the medium and long term in Gloucestershire by engaging, informing and educating young people in Year 8 (12-13 year olds) about the risks and consequences of knife crime activities whilst promoting local services available to them (including the anonymous reporting service available on 

Fearless increases the impact of the sessions for young people by including real life stories that young people can relate to and see first-hand the consequences that their actions could have from the mentors resulting in life changing sessions.

Fearless from knife crime stats for schools  

Useful websites

Fearless - The importance of using your voice to report crime

Disrespect NoBody - Information about abuse, consent and more

Knifecrimes - an entire website devoted to knife crime in the UK

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