What is the Rights Respecting Schools award?

At Henry Cavendish we are working towards achieving Unicef’s Rights Respecting Schools award. The Right Respecting Schools award recognises that the UNCRC (United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child) is at the heart of everything that a school does. The award is based on principles of equality, dignity, respect, non-discrimination and participation and at Henry Cavendish we are aiming for these values to underpin our school values and ethos. Throughout the year we will be promoting these values through our everyday teaching, assemblies and various events, so please stay posted! We are looking forward to you joining us on our Rights Respecting journey.

Recognition of Commitment

Henry Cavendish has now achieved the first part of the Rights Respecting Schools award from Unicef; the Recognition of Commitment (ROC). We have shown that, as a school, we have a plan in place to become Rights Respecting and that children and adults are developing a whole-school Rights Respecting approach. Please keep up to date with our Rights Respecting news on the school website as we work towards the next part of the award (Level 1) and well done to our Rights Respecting steering group!

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Our Rights Respecting steering group

At Henry Cavendish, we have ambassadors who work hard to help others in the school learn all about the important work of Unicef and the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child.
Our ambassadors are selected from Years 3, 4, 5 and 6 from our Balham and Streatham sites and over the course of the year will be participating in Rights Respecting assemblies and raising awareness of UNICEF.

If you would like any more information see Rights Respecting Schools award