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Llysfaen

Primary School

Learn, Play, Laugh

Dysgu Chwarae Chwerthin

UNICEF Rights Respecting Schools Award

 

 

 

WELCOME TO LLYSFAEN'S RIGHTS

RESPECTING SCHOOLS AWARD PAGE

 

WE ARE NOW A BRONZE RIGHTS RESPECTING SCHOOL! 

 

 

 

 

“The UNICEF UK Rights Respecting Schools Award (RRSA) supports schools across the UK to embed children’s human rights in their ethos and culture. The award recognises achievement in putting the UN Convention on the Right of the Child (UNCRC) at the heart of a school’s practice to improve well-being and help all children realise their potential. The award is based on principles of equality, dignity, respect, non-discrimination and participation. The initiative started in 2006 and schools involved in the Award have reported a positive impact on relationships and well-being, leading to better learning and behaviour, improved academic standards and less bullying.”
learn more at: http://www.unicef.org.uk/rights-respecting-schools/

 

For more information on our RRS work, please contact Mr D Cannon & Mrs A Turner, our RRSA Lead Teachers.

 

WHAT ARE CHILDREN'S RIGHTS AND WHY SHOULD BE LEARN ABOUT THEM?

 

noThe UNCRC is a document agreed to by all countries around the world to help
protect children. It tells us our rights as children.

no“Rights" are things every child should HAVE or BE ABLE TO DO.

noAll children have the same rights. These rights are listed in the UN Convention
on the Rights of the Child.

noAlmost every country has agreed to these rights.

noAll the rights are connected to each other, and all are equally important.

noSometimes, we have to think about rights in terms of what is the best for
children in a situation, and what is critical to life and protection from harm.

noAs you grow, you have more responsibility to make choices and exercise your
rights.

 

 

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