Rights Respecting Schools/ Global

Thirty years ago, world leaders made a historic commitment to the world’s children by adopting the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child – an international agreement on childhood. 

It’s become the most widely ratified human rights treaty in history and has helped transform children’s lives around the world. 

But still not every child gets to enjoy a full childhood. Still, too many childhoods are cut short. 

What is the UNICEF Rights Respecting School Award (RRSA)?

The Rights Respecting School Award recognises the achievement in putting the Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC) at the heart of our school’s practice to improve wellbeing and help all children realise their potential.

The award is based on principles of equality, dignity, respect, non-discrimination and participation. The initiative started in 2006 and schools involved in the Award have reported a positive impact on relationships and wellbeing, leading to better learning and behaviour, improved academic standards and less bullying.

To achieve the UNICEF UK Rights Respecting School Award, we are required to implement four evidence-based standards.

• Rights-respecting values underpin leadership and management

 • The whole-school community learns about the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child

• The school has a rights-respecting ethos

• Children are empowered to become active citizens and learners.

Bunbury is proud to have achieved our Silver RRSA Award. We are currently working towards achieving our Gold Award. 

 

What is Global Learning?

Global learning can be described as an approach to learning about international development through recognising the importance of linking people’s lives throughout the world. In 2015, world leaders agreed to 17 sustainable development goals for a better world by 2030. At Bunbury, we explore current global issues and encourage an awareness of the impact that individuals can have on them. We have used the Sustainable Development Goals to explore these issues.  https://www.globalgoals.org/ 

Throughout our school curriculum, the rights of a child and global awareness are embedded in the children's learning.

We look forward to showing you our work on RRSA and Global throughout this year.

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Bunbury Aldersey CE Primary School

School Lane,
Bunbury , Cheshire
CW6 9NR

Main Contact: Mrs Fiona Todd & Mrs Nicola Badger

Tel: (01829) 260524 or 261332
admin@bunburyaldersey.cheshire.sch.uk

SEN Contact: Mrs Jo Cliffe

SEN Email: senco@rcsat.cheshire.sch.uk

For all enquiries, please call Mrs Kate Waring on 01829 260524 / 01829 261332 or
email admin@bunburyaldersey.cheshire.sch.uk

Bunbury Aldersey CE, School Lane, Bunbury, Cheshire, CW6 9NR

Tel: (01829) 260524 or 261332 | Email: admin@bunburyaldersey.cheshire.sch.uk