We are a Gold Rights Respecting School
Pupils from each class have been elected to become a Rights Ambassador. We meet once a month to discuss ways in which we can make sure we all know our rights. The Rights ambassadors share their ideas and take information back to their class.
So far this school year, the Super Ambassadors had the opportunity to meet Sally Holland ( the Commissioner for Wales) where they took part in a special mission workshop.
The ambassadors took part in a live webinar where we listened to ideas of how to help make a change at our school and we shared what we have been doing with other schools.
Every class follow a class charter. These are displayed on the class pages.
All classes have a rights diary/ journal. Children have the opportunity to bring home the journal/ diary (Rory) and talk to parents and other adults about their rights. They draw or write what they have done and how these activities or events link with our rights. This is then shared with the rest of the children in school and assemblies. Enjoy!
We take part in Super Ambassadors missions. Here is this terms mission:
Check in to find out the next mission.
You can find more information on Children's rights on the link at the bottom of this page.
We have selected Rights to focus on every half term.
This half term is Article 29: the right to become the best that we can be.
Our Rights Mascot- You will see Rory all around our school.
Playground and Lunchtime charters
The Rights ambassadors felt it was important to have charters at lunchtime and playtime as well as in our classes. They created these charters together. Click below to view our lunchtime and playground charters.
UNICEF is the world's leading organisation working for children and their rights. In 1989, Governments worldwide promised all children the same rights by adopting the UN Convention for the Rights of the Child. These rights are based on what the child needs to survive, grow, participate and fulfil their potential. They apply equally to every child, regardless of who they are, or where they are from.
UNICEF UK's Rights Respecting School Award (RRSA) is an initiative leading to an award which recognises achievement in putting the Convention at the heart of the school's planning, policies, practices and ethos.
At Burry Port Community Primary School, we work hard on promoting the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child. The universal rights of children are enshrined in the United Nations Declaration of the Rights of the Child. We are a Rights Respecting School and are working towards achieveing the level 2 award.
‘A Rights Respecting School teaches children and young people that they have rights under the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child. From this starting point they also learn their responsibility to respect others' rights in all relationships in the community.' (UNICEF)
Please click the link to find out more about UNICEF Rights Respecting Schools
Click on the link below to see a poster on Rights
Here are some websites that you may find useful:
Please visit again soon to see what we have been doing.