What's it all about?
The Rights Respecting Schools Award (RRSA) recognises achievement in putting the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC) at the heart of a school’s planning, policies, practice and ethos. A rights-respecting school not only teaches about children’s rights but also models rights and respect in all its relationships: between teachers/ adults and pupils, between adults and between pupils.
A little overview
At TRP, we take into consideration the thoughts and ideas of all our children. We also involve rights ambassadors from each year group, in regular meetings with Mrs Stanhope and Miss Darbyshire. Throughout the school year, we take part in lots of fun learning experiences that are linked to our rights and these wonderful trips, lessons and experiences are often documented through videos and photos, that we collect in a portfolio, which is kept safe by Riley the rhino! We are so lucky to have so many rights and to be able to discuss these rights with our friends and teachers during class check-ins and during assemblies. We usually discuss a different right or topic related to our rights, every month as part of our rights calendar!
Find out more information using the Child Commissioner for Wales website
For a full list of the UNCRC articles please visit -
The Rights Ambassadors work hard to ensure all the children in Terrace Road have their rights and think of ways to help other children around the world. Two children from each class are selected and take part in weekly and monthly meetings.
Look for our Rights Respecting Mascot around Terrace Road Primary School. You might be surprised where he pops up!
Each class at TRP create their own 'Class Charter' every September, by choosing the rights they feel they should have in the classroom and the role they must play to achieve it. Throughout the year, we revisit our class charter and discuss whether or not we would like to consider adding or replacing the rights with more relevant ones, at that given time of the year.
Below are some examples from our current classes (2020-2021) :