AWARDS & ACHIEVEMENTS
Here is our RRSA Mascot.
The mascot was designed in July 2019 by a Year 5 pupil, Charlotte Hope.
The mascot will be used throughout all RRSA documents, articles and website pages.
R.R.S.A. RELATED NEWS
UNICEF RIGHTS RESPECTING SCHOOL AWARD
Eskdale Academy has successfully achieved the Silver: Rights Aware award.
The Rights of the Child is at the heart of everything we do here at Eskdale Academy. We ensure children’s rights are learned, taught, practised, respected, protected and promoted. With children, staff and families working together, Eskdale Academy fosters a respectful, safe and happy environment for all.
Our RRSA Steering Group is made up of a range of personnel from across our school community and is supported by our Head Teacher and aims to drive change throughout the Academy and in the wider community.
We are proud to announce that we have received our Recognition of Commitment from UNICEF for all of our rights respecting work throughout our school and within our community!
Wondering what is in the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child? Click here to view a summary of the universally agreed human rights that all children are entitled to.
What have we been up to?
To promote our Rights Respecting ethos throughout our Academy we have established our weekly Rights Respecting Star Award and Rights Respecting Class Award. To be chosen as a Rights Respecting Star you must be nominated by other pupils during the week for respecting rights. A star is then chosen from each class after all nominations have been considered. Class Rights Respecting Stars will receive their award during our weekly Rights Respecting Assembly and those who nominated will be invited to share their reason for doing so with the school. To receive the Rights Respecting Class Award each week , each class must amass Rights Respecting Tokens. These can be issued to pupils by individuals within the school community, including not just teachers but school leaders, teaching assistants, site supervisors, secretaries, lunchtime supervisors, etc. Tokens must only be issued to individuals who have made a notable attempt at respecting rights and who have been noticed doing so. Pupils deposit their tokens into their class Rights Respecting points pot. At the end of the week the tokens are collected in and counted and the class with most rights respecting points earns a badge on the school Rights Respecting Award Board. At the end of each half term the class with the most badges will receive a treat for their efforts at respecting rights throughout the half term
To find out more, please visit the UNICEF website Article 12 of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child: Every child has the right to say what they think in all matters affecting them, and to have their views taken seriously.