Lovely to see Ashdown House's annual Mock Trial featuring in the Spring edition of angels & urchins magazine - a leading publication for London-based parents. Ashdown's Mock Trial was cited in the magazine's "Team Spirit" feature which looks at innovative examples of prep schools encouraging team working and collaborative skills in their pupils.
The Mock Trial is a light-hearted courtroom drama (with comedic elements!) where the vast majority of the "cast" do not know "whodunnit" until the end. The children have to work together as characters in the courtroom (barrister, jury, witnesses etc) to work out who committed the crime.
It has been a much-loved annual event at Ashdown since 1953 and court proceedings will resume this term at 5pm on Thursday 28th March.