November - Article 19 - The Right to be safe.
We have been enjoying the right to be safe on Bonfire Night. We have been learning about Remembrance Sunday.
October - Article 15 - The Right to join groups.
We have been enjoying the right to join new after school clubs, such as Boris the Bookworm and Chess. We have formed a new School Council and Eco Committee.
St. Mary's Catholic Primary School is a Level 1 Rights Respecting School
We are incredibly proud to achieve Level 1 in the Rights Respecting School Award. These are some of the things we have done in our Rights Respecting journey during the last 12 months.
* Written letters to Prime Minister Theresa May to complain about poverty not just in Merthyr but round the world - Article 12 - Right to give your opinion.
* Created class charters - Article 28 - Right to an education.
*Held a Harvest festival as part of our CAFOD work to support families in our area through Merthyr foodbank - Article 24 - Right to food, water and healthcare.
* Attend mass at St. Mary's church every Wednesday to celebrate - Article 14 - The right to follow your own religion.
*Celebrate St. David's day by enjoying performances in art, singing, dancing, music and poetry - Article 7 - Right to a name and nationality.
* Present information to Governors, pupils and parents - Article 12 - The Right to be heard and share opinions.
Article 24: The Right to have access to healthy food and water