At Conway Primary School, we have started our Rights Respecting Journey and have achieved the Bronze Recognition of Commitment award.
We are now working towards achieving the Silver Rights Aware award.
What is the Rights Respecting Schools Award?
The Rights Respecting Schools Award is an initiative run by UNICEF. It encourages schools to place the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child at the heart of its ethos and culture to improve well-being and develop every child's talents and abilities to their full potential.
A Rights Respecting school promotes the values of respect, dignity and non-discrimination. The four key areas of impact for children at a Rights Respecting school are:
The Rights Respecting Schools Award puts children's rights at the of a school.
What is UNICEF?
The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) is a United Nations agency responsible for providing humanitarian and developmental aid to children worldwide. UNICEF is the driving force that helps build a world where the rights of every child are realized.
What is the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC)?
The UNCRC is a human rights treaty which sets out the civil, political, economic, social, health and cultural rights of a child. The convention has 54 articles that cover all aspects of a child's life. It also explains how adults and governments must work together to make sure all children can enjoy their rights.
For a summary of the UNCRC, please click on the link below.
Every child has rights, whatever their ethnicity, gender, religion, language, abilities or any other status.