Following their workshop with the CP Ambassadors form Abbeyhill on 14/11/17, adult participants made the following pledges:
I PC Verity Jane Ferry, pledge to listen and support all young people, treating them with respect.
PC Tara Adam, pledge to make time to listen to children and try and understand them and what they need from me to improve things for them, their families and people they mix with in all walks of life.
Following their discussions with Granton’s Community Ambassadors on 14th November 2017, adults pledged to:
I pledge to listen to what all children have to say Simon – Police Officer
I Verity, Police Officer, pledge to support every child that asks me for help.
I promise to always listen to what children ask or tell me and act upon it if need be. Gina McGroarty PSA
I pledge to listen to every young person who ever comes to me for help and I pledge to do everything in my power to make things better. PC O’Connor
I will listen to children and help them find solutions to problems they experience in and out of school. PC Dickson
I pledge that I will always respect young people and always be here to listen to them when they need my help or advice. PS and to eat less McDonalds!!! Greig.
Keep kids safe with kindness and hopefully they trust me if they need help. Mrs Singh PSA
I will always try to listen to all children that come to me for help. If I can’t help them there and then I will go back to them as soon as I can. Charleen Wait Conroy, PSA
I will make sure that children are safe in the playground – I will keep confidential if any child shared any information – I will try my best to listen to children and solve their problems. F Khan, PSA
I promise to try hard to listen to children’s points and not just say try to ignore people who are annoying you. Helen Kame, PSA.
When a child come to me in the school or playground I will try my best to listen and reassure them to the best of my ability and hopefully make that child better in themselves. Moira Scoular, PSA.
Following their discussions with Granton’s Community Ambassadors on 7th November 2017, adults pledged to:
“To try and listen more.”
“I promise that I will listen to any child who asks me for help.”
“I, Jimmy Dee, do solemnly declare to treat children as equals with respect and dignity for all.”
“I pledge to always listen when someone tells me they need help.”
Iain (Police Officer)
“I promise to make the world a better place to live in for every child in Edinburgh and beyond.”
Prince (Police Officer)
Following their training session with Abbeyhill’s Community Ambassadors on 7th November 2017, adults pledged:
“I promise to ……… really listen to what children are saying to me, speak in a calm voice and take action when it’s needed.”
“Tell other adults about your messages of kindness, trust, empathy and Human Dignity.”
“Explain why things are happening and apologise when I’ve been wrong/ made a mistake.”
Lizzie Booden (Spartans Alternative School Volunteer):
“I pledge to make children’s lives healthy, happy and safe by……………LIstening to children when they tell me things are important to them.”
“By seeing the funny things with the children I look after and not focused on “tasks” # Boring adult tasks.”
“By showing them I care by showing kindness at all times.”
“I pledge not to be judgemental and listen to what children have to say, ask them for their opinion, provide the safe space to discuss matters that concern them and make sure that they have a say and choices in their life.”
Emma Easton (Spartans Alternative School):
“I pledge to talk to the students at Spartans Alternative School about the importance of Human Dignity, Trust, Empathy and Kindness and help them think about bullying in a different way. thank you.”
“Healthy – Happy – Safe. Listen to them – Trust that what they are telling you is true – Time, give children quality time and attention.”