Promoting the Rights of Children and Young People.
The Children & Young People (Scotland) Act strengthened the rights of children and young people in Scotland. This now extends to children over the age of 12. Maria Galli, Child Protection Officer, will explore the impact of the act and the role it will play in promoting children and young people rights.
Workshop 1 Sound Sleep
This workshop will explore how we can establish good routines for establishing positive sleep habits.
Workshop 2 Keeping Children Safe Online
Maria Galli, Child Protection Officer will highlight how we can keep our children and young people safe online.
Consultation and ideas on moving the parents forum forward.
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Today we met Vicki from the National Mining Museum. She taught us all about how mines have changed of the years and about mining in Ayrshire. We found out how important it is to have our rights as in the Victorian period children did not have these and had to work in dangerous conditions in the mines.
Primary 5 and Primary 6 also visited Belleisle where the rangers taught us about the woodland habitats and the different plants and trees that grow in the park
We also had a visit from Miss Young to tell us all about a day in the life of a farmer.
Article 24 All children and young people have the right to the best health care possible, safe water to drink, nutritious food, a clean and safe environment, and information to help them stay alive, healthy and safe.
We had lots of exciting experiences today. Every class had the opportunity of being mammal detectives with the Scottish Wildlife Trust.
Some of the classes had a visit from Mr Robertson, the Climate Challenge Officer, from South Ayrshire Council. He told us all about climate change in the local area and the skills you need for his job. He also gave use ideas about how we could make a difference to the climate.
A lecturer from the SRUC, Mrs Gray, taught us all about different plants and trees and how to identify them – this will be useful when we go for a walk along the river!
Mr McLeish, an operations manager from QTS, came to tell us all about his job of overseeing the de-vegetation of the railway lines across Ayrshire and Scotland.
Article 29 Your education should help you use and develop your talents and abilities. It should also help you learn to live peacefully, protect the environment and respect other people.