School Charter

The Rights Respecting School Council have written a new school charter which is based upon the 42 rights of children as set out by UNICEF. They have worked hard to make sure that they reflect our school.

At Abbeyfield we learn to respect each other and to live peacefully

Our Rights Our Responsibilities
We have the right to learn We take pride in our work and always do our bestWe don’t distract other people from their learning

We get ready to learn as quickly as we can

We have the right to feel safe We keep our hands and feet to ourselvesWe don’t deliberately say things to hurt other people’s feelings

We play fair and we accept that we can’t always win

We have the right to have our voice heard We listen to other people with respectWe put our hands up to give everyone chance to speak

We don’t laugh at other people’s ideas or mistakes

We have the right to a clean and safe environment We respect everyone’s private space – including their tray and their own thingsWe take care of school property

We all help to keep our school tidy and rubbish free

We have the right to be ourselves, with our own friends, beliefs and opinions We respect other people’s familiesWe respect other people’s friendship choices

We don’t get angry when other people have different beliefs and opinions