Right of the Month
October 2020 – Article 24
Article 24: Children have a right to the best health care possible. They should have information about how to stay safe and healthy.
We will be marking World Mental Health Day which is on 10th October.
September 2020 – Article 30
Article 30: Children have a right to practice your own culture, language and religion.
We celebrated European Languages Day on 23rd September.
February 2020 – Article 17
You have the right to get information that is important to your well-being, from radio, newspaper, books, computers and other sources.
Adults should make sure that the information you are getting is not harmful, and help you find and understand the information you need.
January 2020 – Article 2 / All rights (linked to Holocaust Memorial Day)
All children have these rights, no matter who they are, where they live, what their parents do, what language they speak, what their religion is, whether they are a boy or girl, what their culture is, whether they have a disability, whether they are rich or poor. No child should be treated
unfairly on any basis.
December 2019 – Article 4
The government has a responsibility to make sure your rights are protected. They must help your family to protect your rights and create an environment where you can grow and reach your
November 2019 – Article 38
You have a right to protection in times of war. If you
are under 15, you should never have to be in an
army or take part in a battle.
October 2019 – Article 27
You have the right to a good enough standard of
living.This means you should have food, clothes and
a place to live.
September 2019 – Article 24
You have the right to the best health care possible, safe water to drink, nutritious food, a clean and safe environment, and information to help you stay well.
June 2019 – All Articles within the UNCRC. This month we are looking at International Children’s Day. We had an assembly linking this to our broad, general health and well-being and being a good friend to others, ensuring everyone feels included and respected. Remember to add to our Pupil Voice board with all the wonderful, kind things you do for others this month.
Below is a little activity which is on our RRS display wall. It links to all Articles in the UNCRC. Can you find any examples of where Rights are being upheld or abused? (There are two resources sheets).
May 2019 – Article 2 (anti-discrimination)
All children have these rights, no matter who they are, where they live, what their parents do, what language they speak, what their religion is, whether they are a boy or girl, what their culture is, whether they have a disability, whether the are rich or poor. No child should be treated unfairly on any basis.
We will be celebrating:
International Day against Homophobia and Transphobia – 17th May (P7 only)
Cultural Diversity Day – 21st May (rest of school)
March 2019 – Article 28
You have the right to a good quality education. You should be encouraged to go to school to the highest level you can.
February 2019 – Article 24
You have the right to the best health care possible, safe water to drink, nutritious food, a clean and safe environment, and information
to help you stay well.
January 2019 – Article 1
Everyone under 18 has these rights.
Date: 10 Dec
What is it: The date was chosen to honour the United Nations General Assembly’s adoption and proclamation of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) on 10 December 1948 – the first global enunciation of human rights.
Rights Link: Article 4: Implementation of the Convention
Date: 18 Dec
What is it: This day aims to recognise the efforts, contributions and rights of migrants.
Rights Link: Article 10: Family reunification