Should the age of criminal responsibility be changed?

In this lesson we will explore the understanding of right and wrong and how this can be linked to crime. We will go on to compare the ages of criminal responsibility across different countries and discuss the effects of being held responsible for a crime as a child.

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Q1.What is "Royal Assent"?

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Q2.When a decision about a bill needs to be made in the Houses of Parliament, the MPs…

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Q3.In today's lesson what was the first stage of the campaign which led to Finn's Law?

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Q4.What is a good way to research what a large number of people think about an issue?

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Q5.What is the name of a powerful way to show public support through signatures?

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Q6.Who is the best person to contact to get a newspaper story published?

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Q7.What is the word for contacting your MP and trying to persuade them to do something?

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Q8.What is the method of discussion used to discuss a proposed law in parliament?

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Q9.What is the name of the police dog handler that started the campaign that led to Finn's law?

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Q10.How long did it take for Finn's campaign to change the law?

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

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Q1.What is "Royal Assent"?

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Q2.When a decision about a bill needs to be made in the Houses of Parliament, the MPs…

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Q3.In today's lesson what was the first stage of the campaign which led to Finn's Law?

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Q4.What is a good way to research what a large number of people think about an issue?

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Q5.What is the name of a powerful way to show public support through signatures?

5/10

Q6.Who is the best person to contact to get a newspaper story published?

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Q7.What is the word for contacting your MP and trying to persuade them to do something?

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Q8.What is the method of discussion used to discuss a proposed law in parliament?

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Q9.What is the name of the police dog handler that started the campaign that led to Finn's law?

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Q10.How long did it take for Finn's campaign to change the law?

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Should the age of criminal responsibility be changed?

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Q1.What sort of animal did we watch living in their cooperative community?

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Q2.What type of behaviour is most beneficial to a community?

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Q3.Which of these is NOT a crime?

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Q4.When does a Bill become a law?

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Q5.What is the age of criminal responsibility in England?

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Q6.Which of these is not a purpose of law?

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Q7.Which year did they take away the protection of 10-14 year olds and set 10 years old as the age of criminal responsibility?

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Q8.Which of these IS an argument to keep the age of criminal responsibility at 10?

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Should the age of criminal responsibility be changed?

Test out your knowledge!

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Q1.What sort of animal did we watch living in their cooperative community?

1/8

Q2.What type of behaviour is most beneficial to a community?

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Q3.Which of these is NOT a crime?

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Q4.When does a Bill become a law?

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Q5.What is the age of criminal responsibility in England?

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Q6.Which of these is not a purpose of law?

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Q7.Which year did they take away the protection of 10-14 year olds and set 10 years old as the age of criminal responsibility?

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Q8.Which of these IS an argument to keep the age of criminal responsibility at 10?

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