UNCRC on Children's rights:
The convention sets out the rights of children in 42 articles.
These basic rights encompass survival, protection, development and participation.
The UNCRC is underpinned by four principles:
· commitment to the best interests of the child
· a right to life, survival and development
· respect for the views of the child
When looking at these 42 articles, Ysgol Pen Y Bryn strives to:
· Understand that the rights on UNCRC represent all things that children and young people need to make sure that they are healthy, happy and safe.
Children and adults at Pen Y Bryn work together to recognise and act upon the rights of the child; this happens within the school, in our local community and the wider world.
We believe that by understanding their own rights, our pupils will learn to respect and value the rights of others.
This is why we have set up 'our rights committee' in order to inform