What are Rights?
“Rights” are things every child should have or be able to do. All children have the same rights. These rights are listed in the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child.
Almost every country has agreed to these rights. All the rights are connected to each other, and all are equally important. Sometimes, we have to think about rights in terms of what is the best for children in a situation, and what is critical to life and protection from harm. As you grow, you have more responsibility to make choices and exercise your rights.
Our School Charter
As part of working towards being recognised as a Rights Respecting School, members of the Uphall community have been working together to create a School Charter.
We respect each other’s safety by keeping our hands and feet to ourselves.
We listen and speak to each other with respect.
We respect our environment by looking after it.
We value our learning time.
We include everyone at all times and support each other.
The United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child, or UNCRC, is the basis of all of Unicef’s work. It is the most complete statement of children’s rights ever produced and is the most widely-ratified international human rights treaty in history.