Getting the ethos and environment just right for learning is so important in a school and one thing that supports this is at Chilcote is a sequence of twenty two values that we focus on each month over two years.
The values are:
|September||Positivity||Article 31 (Leisure, play and culture) Every child has the right to relax, play and take part in a wide range of cultural and artistic activities.|
Article 29 (Goals of Education)Education must develop a child’s personality, talents and abilities to the full
Article 30 ( Children from minority groups) Every child has the right to learn and use the language, customs and religion of their family, whether or not these are shared.
Article 24 (Health) Every child has the right to the best possible health. Adults are responsible for providing clean water,nutritious, food a clean environment and health education so that they can stay healthy.
Article 42 ( Knowledge of Rights) We must actively work together to make sure children and adults know about the Convention and their rights.
Article 15 ( Freedom of association) Every child has the right to meet with other children and join groups and organisations, as long as this does not stop others from enjoying their rights.
Article 6 ( Life, survival and development) Every child has the right to life. We must do all that we can to unsure that children survive and develop to their full potential.
|April||Honesty||Article 1 (The Child) Everyone under the age of 18 has all the rights in the convention. We must make sure that children can enjoy all their rights.|
Article 7 Every child has the right to be registered at birth, to have a name and nationality and as far as possible, to know and be cared for by adults.
|June||Trust||Article 17 ( Access to information from the media) Every child has the right to reliable information from a variety of sources. We should encourage media that provides information and that can be trusted.|
|Article 20 ( Children unable to live with their family) If a child cannot be looked after by their immediate family we must make sure that they are provided with alternative care that is continuous and respects the child's culture, language and religion.|
You can access parental information about the values by clicking on the images below.
The positive, productive and friendly ethos of the school is also supported by the school's vision, golden rule (‘We respect and care for each other and our school.’) and numerous pupil voice opportunities which include a School Council, Food Group, Peer Mediators, House Captains, Play Leaders, Song Leaders, International Team and Eco Team. To keep up to date with the actions of the School Council take a look at their blog posts.