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May - Article 2 We have the right to a good standard of living.

 

April - Article 2 We have the right to food, water and medical care.

We have enjoyed visits from the School Nurse telling us about how to be healthy.

March - Article 7 We have the right to a name and nationality

We have enjoyed learning about Wales and celebrating during our St. David's Day concerts.

February - Article 2 We have the right to have rights.

We have enjoyed raising money for important charities such as Velindre Cancer Care and HCPT.

 

January - Article 29 We have the right to be the best that we can be.

We have enjoyed making new year promises and setting new targets.

December - Article 14 We have the right to follow our own religion.

We have been enjoying celebrating Jesus's birth through our Christmas productions.

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.

Through the year we will be learning about many of the articles of the UNCRC.  We will be focusing on these articles every month.

 

September

Article 28

Right to an Education

 

October

Article 12

Right to be heard

 

November

Article 19

Right to be safe

 

December

Article 14

Right to follow your own religion

January

Article 29

Right to be the best that we can be

February

Article 2

All children have rights

March

Article 7

Right to a name and a nationality

April

Article 24

Right to food, water and medical care

May

Article 27

Right to a good standard of living

June

Article 6

The right to life and to be healthy

July

Article 31

Right to relax and play

Download the full children's version of the CRC HERE

St. Mary's Catholic Primary School is a Level 1 Rights Respecting School

We are the Rights Respecting Ambassadors

We are the Rights Respecting Ambassadors 1

Here are some of our class charters.

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


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