Rights Respecting School


Each year children choose class representatives to serve on the Rights Respecting School Committee. This year the committee members are: P1A Yahya, P1B Cora, P2A Isabella, P2B Anna, P3A Aaran, P3B Sylvie, P4A Ethan, P4B Riya, P5A Ayesha, P5B Martha, P6A Emily , P6B Ava, P7A Amna, P7B Lakhveer.

Class representatives from P1-P7 attend regular meetings. They inform their class about different themes and activities that we support and take part in.

Rights Respecting School ActionPlan 201920

RRS Information Leaflet

During session 2016-17 we were awarded our Level 1/ Silver RRS status which recognises all of the hard work we do as a school on this. We now want to get going towards Level 2/ Gold!

Last year’s committee members with some of the collection.
Article 24

All children have the right to clean water, food and medicine.

UNICEF ‘Day of Change’

We also had a our P4-7 support this day by collecting loose change from around their homes. Altogether pupils managed to find £65.40.

All our classes have been working on and learning about the Rights of the Child and the different Articles provided by UNICEF. After great discussion and learning about these different Rights, each class has creates their own Class Charters, linking to relevant Articles for their class.

Other News

May 2016

We were delighted to have Donna from Water Aid at a recent assembly. Donna informed us of the incredible work Water Aid are doing building wells in numerous countries. We had the opportunity to see the ‘dirty’ water that is found in villages.


We have donated £122.35 from our Spring Service, which will go a long way to help these children have their right to clean, safe water.

Wateraid 2

Thank you for your generosity.

Article 24: You have the right  to food and clean safe water.

Session 2016-17

We were delighted to recently receive a recognition of Commitment from UNICEF regarding the work we have planned for this session and are awaiting our Certificate and official ROC logo.

“Thank you for your very thorough planning form. There’s lots of evidence provided for me to award you a Recognition of Commitment. Congratulations to all the children and adults concerned at Giffnock Primary School on achieving their Recognition of Commitment” – Frances Bestley UNICEF

S6 Trip to Malawi with Mrs Stead

S6 pupils from St. Luke’s High School went to Malawi with Mrs Stead. They came to visit our P1s and told them all about their trip. You can find out more by clicking on the link below.

Malawi Trip

10 December 2015 Human Rights Day

Primary 3A told the school about Human Rights Day during assembly.

They told us  about the right we have to education, play, food and water. They sang a great song called ‘We have Rights.’

We learned that long ago girls didn’t have to go to school. They had to stay home and cook, clean and knit – we’re glad that changed.

16 September 2015 Latest Leaflet

Our latest leaflet, providing more information about the Rights Respecting School project can be read here:

Rights Respecting School Leaflet

27 May 2015 Rights Respecting School Homework

All  classes have been issued with a homework task linking to ‘The Rights of The Child.’ This work will consolidate learning within the different classes as part of our school working towards Level 1 Rights Respecting School Award.

We hope you will support your child in completing this task to enhance their learning  and encourage them to become active global citizens and challenge injustice, inequality and poverty in the world.

Minutes of Meetings

RRS Minutes January 2017

RRS Minutes – May 2016

RRS Minutes – April 2016

RRS Minutes – March 2016

RRS Minutes – Feb 2016

RRS Minutes – Jan 2016

RRS Minutes – Nov 2015

RRS Minutes – Oct 2015

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