Black History Month

At this weeks assembly we focused on Black History Month. This month is very important and gives boys and girls, mums and dads and everyone else linked to our school opportunities to learn about black history and its impact in Scotland, they United Kingdom and throughout the world.

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Article 2 – Non-discrimination

Article 12 – Respect the views of the child

Article 29 – Goals of Education

Article 30 – Children from minority or indigenous groups

School, education and your own individual talents Article 28 and 29

At todays assembly we explored article 28 and 29. We explored a child’s right to education and how education must help develop an individual’s own personality and talents.

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Article 28 – Right to education

Every child has the right to an education. Primary education must be free and different forms of secondary education must be available to every child.

Article 29 – Goals of Education

Education must develop every child’s personality, talents and abilities to the full.

Our voice and the importance of being heard – Articles 12 and 13

At this weeks assembly we are learning about Pupil Voice and how important it is to have our opinions heard. Article 12 outlines the importance of respecting children’s views and article 13 tells us about the importance of allowing children to express themselves freely.

We also gave our opinion on what type of Outdoor Learning we would like to see at Woodlands Primary School.

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Article 12 – Respect for the views of the child.

Article 13 – Freedom of expression.

We need to know our rights! Article 1 and 42

At this weeks assembly we are learning who’s job it is to make sure children know about their rights. Governments, schools and other organisations should be informing children of their rights and giving them an opportunity to explore their rights in full.

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Article 1  Definition of a child – Everyone under the age of 18 has all the rights in the Convention

Article 42 Everyone must know children’s rights – Governments must actively work to make sure children and adults know about the Convention

Article 15 Freedom to join with other people

Todays assembly is all about article 15. Article 15 is about groups and children’s right to be members of groups.

Every child has the right to meet with other children and to join groups and organisations, as long as this does not stop other people from enjoying their rights.

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Article 15: Freedom of association.

Mr Green loved the work produced in P6 after assembly – he was very impressed!

Why Sport? Article 31

Todays assembly looked at our favourite article! Article 31 – Our right to rest and play. We looked at how important physical activity is for children and how it can develop many skills that can be used in all areas of life.

We also looked at how happy sport can make people and that it isn’t always important to win, taking park can be just as fun!

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Article 31 – Children have the right to rest and play.

Welcome back Assembly/ Article 1

Today we had our first assembly of the year. We enjoyed welcoming all the children back and discussed the changes and differences that happen as you move through the school – we also looked at some changes that are happening in school this year.

We identified Article 1 of the UNCRC – understanding how important this is as it helps define a child.

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Article 1 : Everyone under the age of 18 has all the rights in the convention. (Under 18 Child)

World Refugee Day

Today we learned about refugees. What can cause a person to become a refugee and what Governments and people can do to help.

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Article 22 (refugee children)  If a child is seeking refugee or has refugee status, governments must provide them with appropriate protection and assistance to help them enjoy all the rights in the Convention. Governments must help refugee children who are separated from their parents to be reunited with them.

Article 10 (family reunification) Governments must respond quickly and sympathetically if a child or their parents apply to live together in the same country. If a child’s parents live apart in different countries, the child has a right to visit and keep in contact with both of them


Article 31 Assembly

During assembly we looked at article 31 and the importance of play. We considered what we needed to happen to make sure children got he opportunity to play.

Article 31 – Every child has the right to rest, relax, play and to take part in cultural and creative activities.

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