What is the Rights Respecting School Award?
The Rights Respecting School Award (RRSA) is an initiative run by UNICEF UK, which encourages schools to place the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) at the heart of its ethos and curriculum.
To achieve this award, staff, parents and pupils need to have an understanding of the Articles which make up the Convention and know how they can use these articles in their daily lives.
The award is based on principles of equality, dignity, respect, non-discrimination and participation.
We are proud to announce that Heath Mount Primary School has successfully achieved the Unicef UK Bronze - Right Committed Award for our rights-respecting work. In order to achieve this award, the school had to demonstrate the following;