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.