Rights Respecting Schools Award
At Button Lane Primary School, we are committed to the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC) which has 45 Articles. These rights are universal and unconditional. For more information on the Articles view them here.
We are very proud to have been awarded the Rights Respecting Schools Silver Award. Click below to enlarge our certificate.
Our Rights Respecting Journey
At Button Lane, we are currently on our Rights Respecting journey. This means we are working with UNICEF to embed the rights of children into our daily life at school.
The Rights Respecting Schools Award recognises schools who put the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child into practice.
We have already received the Silver Award which means we are 'Rights Aware', and we are currently working towards the Gold Award, the highest level of the Award which is granted to schools that have fully embedded the principles of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child into their ethos and curriculum. We are working together to ensure our children and adults know how to realise and promote children's rights. In order to do this, we focus on four key aspects: well-being, participation, relationships and self-esteem.
Article of the Month - Family Homework
June - Article 22: Refugee children have the same rights as children born in this country.
Article of the Month Archive
To see our work around previous Articles of the Month, click on the various links below:
After being introduced to children's rights, each class worked together to chose the Articles they wanted to focus on and turned them into their class charter.
Discussing Children's Rights
Children's Rights are discussed in circle times in the classroom across the whole school. Each class chooses a different way to explore the article of the month.
Year 2 invite their parents and carers into school during 'morning work' to discuss and explore the current article of the month.