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Our Lady of LourdesCatholic Primary School & Nursery

“Christ at the centre of our school where we live, love and learn together”


Welcome to the website of Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Primary School, Yardley Wood, Birmingham. If you are worried about a child please speak to a DSL in school or telephone 01213031888 - CASS. If you think a child is in immediate danger please phone 999. We are an Operation Encompass School

Rights Respecting School (RRSA)

Our OLOL Rights Respecting Steering Group - Pupil Leadership 2023

Rights Respecting - Article 3 Best Interests of the Child

Rights Respecting - Earth Day 2022

Rights Respecting - Safer Internet Day

Rights Respecting - Articles 7 & 8 - Birth registration, name, nationality, care

Rights Respecting - Article 29 - Goals in Education

Rights Respecting - Black History Month

Rights Respecting - Article 16 - Privacy

A Reminder of our Rights!

What are child rights?

What are child rights?? Brother and sister duo Jack and Ruby explore the Convention on the Rights of the Child, which guides all of UNICEF's work.

Rights of the Child Segment 1 - What are Childrens Rights

Global Education & Skills Forum Alliances are groups of experts brought together by The Varkey Foundation to think about how education can change the world. ...

We've All Got Rights

'We've all got rights' is a fantastic song and animation by children and staff from Crosby High School, a Unicef UK Rights Respecting School in Liverpool.

Our RRSA Steering Group 2021/2022

Due to the disruption of COVID we are going to keep the same team as in 2020/2021 so that the group get more opportunity to explore their role and make a difference at our school! Here they are...

Rights Respecting Workbook UKS2

For every child, every right | UNICEF

These children are demanding their rights. What will you do?

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…

Rights Respecting Assemblies

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

Rights Committed!

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 Steering Group 2020/21

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.