Sunday 25th June 2017

Students Gain Insight into Life Behind Bars

A group of our sixth formers attended a one day conference in Manchester on Thursday 28 November as part of their A Level psychology studies.

During the thought-provoking event entitled 'Life behind bars,' the audience of 200 were asked if they thought prison works and what might happen to prisoners once they have been released.

Proceedings opened with a discussion about the workings of the modern British penal system. Later several ex-prisoners talked about their own experiences behind bars - some were lifers out on licence others had been wrongly convicted.

Our students then had the opportunity ask them questions about the effectiveness of prison as a punishment and the successes and limitations of offender treatment programmes following first-hand experience of these processes and systems.

The trip was a great success and it helped the students get to grips with their forensic psychology unit.

Bible Quote

“Praise the Lord because he is good.  His faithful love will last forever.”
Psalm 136:1

Word of the Week

Pandemic (noun)

Subject which uses this term: Science, Geography

Meaning: An epidemic that sweeps across continents or the whole world.

For example: "Scientists are working hard to ensure the world does not see another viral pandemic."

Thought for the Week

Joy

"Don't be afraid! I am here with good news for you, which will bring great joy to all the people."

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