Chilcote Primary School

A Rights Respecting School


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.

For the academic year 2022-2023, whilst our values remain relevant, we will be focusing on the Ten Keys to Happier Living as part of our Wellbeing strategy.

The values are:

 Month 2022-2023 Article
September Helpfulness Article 3 The best interest of the child must be top priority in all decisions and actions that affect them
October Perseverance

Article 29 (Goals of Education)

Education must develop a child’s personality, talents and abilities to the full

November Fairness

Article 2 (Non- Discrimination)

All children have rights what ever their ethnicity, gender, background, religion, language ability or any other status

December Humility

Article 12 (Respect for views)

All children have the right to express their wishes feelings in all matters and their views considered seriously.

January  Peace

Article 16  (Right to Privacy)

All children have the right to privacy. We must do all we can to protect children from harm.

February  Courtesy

Article 13 (Freedom of expression)

All children must be free to express their thoughts and opinions.

March Courage

Article 22 (Refugee children)

Children seeking refuge must be provided with help and protection to help them enjoy their rights

April  Freedom Article 14 The right to freedom of thought belief and religion.



Article 4 (Implementing Rights)

We must do all we can to make sure every child can enjoy their rights. Governments show loyalty by passing laws. Adults loyal by promoting and protecting rights.

June Independence Article 23 All children and those with disabilities have the right to live a full and decent life with dignity and as far as possible with independence


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