Look at the amazing home learning that our children have produced during the school closure. They believe their education is very important and always put in the most effort into their work.
Rights Respecting School Ethos
The Rights Respecting School award is an initiative put in place by UNICEF UK to encourage schools to embed the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC) into the heart of the school’s policy, practice, curriculum and ethos. By becoming a Rights Respecting school, Stoneyholme strives to promote a happy, respectful environment which develops an understanding that everyone is equal and that their good actions and voice is important.
Everyone who is part of our school community signed our respect pledge to show our ongoing support in respecting each other and the rights of the child.
Following our dedication and continuing efforts to embed children's right within the heart of our school community, Stoneyholme Primary school now has the Bronze: Rights Committed and Silver: Rights Aware status. As duty bearers, it is our responsibility to ensure that all children in our care are healthy, educated, listened to and treated fairly.The next step in our journey is achieving the Gold: Rights Respecting award. The emphasis will focus on how we as a school can make an impact within the wider world.
Article 12 (UNCRC):Every child has the right to express their views, feelings and wishes in all matters affecting them.
Our steering committee consists of very enthusiastic members of our school community. The ambassadors are elected through a class voting system. We have been working hard to teach the rights of the child to everyone involved with our school. Our ambassadors bring together the ideas of their class to ensure their views are taken seriously and respected. Together we aim to empower children to go out into the world and make a difference to their lives, their community and the wider world.
Why is it important to become a Rights Respecting School?
"Everyone will become a responsible citizen and will make our world a better place." - Ihsan
"So children can get along." - Zakiya
"By duty bearers and children learning about rights, it makes us understand them and children will be proud." - Menaal
"We should follow rights, including duty bearers, so that everybody can respect the rights and treat each other fairly." - Brahampreet