Skip to main content

Her Honour Judge Sarah Venn visits Saxon Mount School

|News

Her Honour Judge Sarah Venn visited Saxon Mount School in St Leonard’s On Sea, a school for children and young people with a range of Special Educational Needs. At the visit she talked to the students about her job, what the law is, and how people can become judges.

Activities from the day included students trying on legal costumes and having a turn at being the judge in mock cases. The students were imaginative in their questions for Judge Venn, including a standout question on whether it was illegal to eat Mince Pies on Christmas Day in 1644. The answer being it was, as Christmas Day was then a day of fasting.

Here are some of the highlights from the day.

Related links

Sign up for alerts

Archives

All speeches and media releases prior to 2012 are available in The National Archives

Speeches archive

Media releases archive

Speeches

Speeches published on this website are personal views and do not necessarily reflect those of the judiciary as a whole.