RRS Article of the Week – Articles 12 and 13
This week our resource pack is based on participation where you can think about the importance of respecting children’s views and letting them be being heard and their right to freedom of expression. Read the document below…
RRS Article of the Week – Articles 2, 12 and 30
This week our resource pack is based getting rid of racial discrimination thinking about articles that protect children from minority and indigenous communities, how we must respect and value the opinions of every child and how we have a right to live without discrimination. Read the attached document and think about what you can do to be part of eliminating racism…
OLOL is a Bronze Level Rights Respecting School
Our action plan has been submitted and checked and now our journey towards being a fully-fledged Rights Respecting community it’s on its way. Our school has received a Bronze certificate and are proud to share the logo with you all!
Rights Respecting School Steering Group
Two children from each year group have been elected to form part of our RRSA Steering Group alongside a staff member, a school governor and a parent. Our pupil-led Steering Group will meet regularly to devise ways to promote RRSA to pupils, staff and parents. Mrs Wheatley has agreed to be the parent representative on our Steering Group.
Our OLOL Action Plan for Silver
As part of completing the first stage (Bronze: Rights Committed) in our RRSA journey, we have planned the actions that our school will take in the second stage, Silver: Rights Aware. There is a copy of our action plan attached.
The UN Convention of on the Rights of the Child
UNICEF is the world’s leading organisation working for children and young people and their rights. In 1989, governments across the world agreed that all children have the same rights by adopting the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC). These rights are based on what a child needs to survive, grow, participate and fulfil their potential. There is a summary of ‘The UN Convention of on the Rights of the Child’ attached.
We are a Unicef UK Rights Respecting School
Our Lady of Lourdes aims to be a school where children’s rights are at the heart of our ethos and culture, to improve well-being and to develop every child’s talents and abilities to their full potential. As part of this plan, we are working towards recognition as a ‘Rights Respecting School’, an award given to schools on behalf of Unicef UK.