Presentation on theme: "Winterbourne Valley CE VA First school"— Presentation transcript:
1 Winterbourne Valley CE VA First school Rights Respecting SchoolsProject…….so far!
2 Why ?Commitment to listening to pupils’ experiences of life in school and to making sure their experiences match the values and aspirations we have for them.Commitment to getting the foundations for learning in place in order to maximise learning power – meeting basic physiological needs, safety, love and belonging, self esteem and self actualisation.Commitment to personal development and well-being.Commitment to the DASP Citizen Charter and Pupil Voice.Commitment to working together as a community for the good of all; encouraging the wider community to also relate the rights of the child and the rights of the adult to the responsibilities that accompany those rights.
3 Who ? Children – main school and pre-school Staff – teachers, teaching assistants, lunchtime supervisors, pre-school staff, volunteersParents – main school and pre-schoolGovernorsFriends AssociationMembers of the Parish
4 How ? School Assemblies led by staff and children RRS PHSE lesson time Class Circle TimesSchool Council Meetings – RRS budget, decisions about fundraising and charities etcParent Newsletters / Parish Magazine articles / QuestionnairesTA / LS / PTFA Meetings led by pupilsYr4 Playground Leaders initiative / school responsibilitiesPresentations to Governors on Curriculum CommitteeSchool ConferenceSet up links with school in South Africa.
5 How ? Classroom / school displays RRS Day – to involve parents and governorsSpecial RRS ‘feedback’ Assembly to parents, governors and members of the Parish CouncilRRS Exhibition of children’s work in the school hall open for the week to the publicRRS Learning Walks in partnership with other DASP schoolsRRS dedicated area on School Website
6 What next ? Succession Planning (!) Embed RRS language and activities into school practice and policy – Curriculum Plans (PSHE), School Prospectus, Staff Handbook, Behaviour Policy, Teaching and Learning Policy, Annual Cycle of SSR etc.Develop further the global dimension of our school curriculum and look at ways we can use our links with Riversands Primary School near Johannesburg in South Africa to further enhance learning in global citizenship.Investigate Peer Mediation by Dorset Mediation