We are listening to article 12 (every child has the right to express their views and have them taken seriously) by making our lessons more exciting this morning. We are testing out our maths skills this morning by turning Beech classroom into an escape room. Clues are hidden around the classroom and we are trying to solve the clues to earn extra break time. We are finding it very tricky so far!
St Michael’s is now reaching to become a Rights Respecting school. This is a global award available to schools and provided by UNICEF. It means that all children and adults are working to become more aware of the rights of the child which are set out by the UN in the convention of the child. Rights Respecting schools work together with the children to ensure a happy, safe and nurturing work environment in which the children understand the decisions made and have a say in the making of many decisions.
To help us to get started with this process we have formed a Rights Ambassadors group. The group is made up of two representatives from each year group (three in year five to lead us in September). They have already introduced themselves to the school by running a KS2 assembly which went very successfully and you can look out for them in fundraisers and awareness sessions throughout the coming year. Next week they are meeting with the first ever ethos group to discuss their action plan with Mrs Arnold.
Keep visiting this site for updates and further information about what they are working on and what they have achieved.