Sixth Form students inspired by world expert on law and driverless cars

By Jill Dando News

Students have been inspired by a world expert on Tort Law and driverless cars at one of Britain’s best school-based sixth forms.

Dr Matthew Channon, of the University of Exeter met students at The King Alfred School Academy sixth form in Highbridge, Somerset at their Law and Criminology Society.

Dr Channon is co-author of the world’s first textbook on ‘The Law and Autonomous Vehicles.

Head of Sixth Form Jonathan Gaskell said: “This was an excellent Law Society meeting.


“Dr Channon is the best in his field and gave the students some thrilled insights into his fascinating sphere.”

The sixth form is one of the best school-based sixth forms in the country, with a thriving law society.

TKASA Sixth Form has a formal link with the University of Exeter from whom students receive contextual offers and interested students participate in their Pathways to Law programme.

This includes work placements and an introduction to the English legal system. 

The sixth form is still welcoming applications – interested Year 11 students should contact 

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