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19/05/19

HPAD Fun Run organised by our fabulous PTA, FoHPED. Thank you to everyone who took part. https://t.co/6xkcEMV7tH

17/05/19

Delighted to welcome author and mathematician to HPAD on Thursday. Y3/4 were inspired by Rob’s range of of mathematical tricks & puzzles. The children left excited to try the tricks for themselves in the playground https://t.co/RQgTBqGQ7z

15/05/19

Now for a mini beast hunt. Lots of slugs, snails, ground beetles, ants, spiders and woodlice https://t.co/EJck5JiStt

15/05/19

Pond dipping this morning. So far we’ve found sticklebacks, water boatmen, water snails (mostly common bithynia), leeches and various larve. https://t.co/W8nAfOYQ7w

14/05/19

Bedtime story with Ms Reynolds. https://t.co/SMyuTOTsjB

14/05/19

Marshmallows, hot chocolate and singing around the campfire. Lovely way to end the day. https://t.co/xYnfkGfCpu

14/05/19

Lovely day spent at St Margaret’s Bay. https://t.co/o9Ge4vMmTf

14/05/19

Rock pooling at St Margaret’s Bay. https://t.co/aieTIdonOP

14/05/19

3 wood mice in the traps this morning. All safely released. 6 mile hike now followed by rock pooling on the beach this afternoon. https://t.co/IwduWCEB1R

13/05/19

More amazing views from our evening ramble https://t.co/pMGMR5rxSs

13/05/19

Evening ramble https://t.co/krVeWQwoEm

13/05/19

Well that was a delicious meal! Good job we are off on an evening ramble now to walk it off. https://t.co/KwIgPFVafk

13/05/19

Choosing the best spots to hide our mammal traps https://t.co/zM13stzO2e

13/05/19

Learning about the mammals living wild on the Rippledown grounds https://t.co/fRiBiA0XEL

13/05/19

The grounds at Rippledown House are just beautiful https://t.co/Qsz7HWCZJW

13/05/19

A bit of Rippledown history https://t.co/XijJ5AduxV

13/05/19

Beds made, dorms tidied, time for lunch https://t.co/jKlgBHWSSN

13/05/19

Year 4 have arrived safely at Rippledown House - looking forward to 3 days of fun https://t.co/ubIdWlbRh7

09/05/19

Balance, agility and focus during our buddy’s challenge obstacle course today https://t.co/wKyBbckXHK

07/05/19

Predator invasion in Year 3 today https://t.co/2gjsZUv86Z

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    Rights Respecting School

    At Harris Primary Academy East Dulwich, we completed the first step towards becoming a Rights Respecting School in September 2016 and were awarded the Recognition of Commitment (RoC). We then began working hard to embed the UNCRC across the school and our local community.  In July 2017, we were visited by a UNICEF Rights Respecting School assessor, who met with children, staff and parents.  The outcome of the assessment was a success and we were awarded Level 1 of the ‘Rights Respecting Schools Award’ (RRSA). We are now working towards achieving Level 2 of the Award, which recognises achievement in putting the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC) at the heart of a school’s planning, policies, practice and ethos. A rights-respecting school not only teaches about children’s rights but also models rights and respect in all its relationships: between adults and pupils, between adults and between pupils.

    We believe that being a Rights Respecting School supports a rich learning environment that places the best interests of the child at the heart of all our policies and practice.  All of our classes now have a learning and rights charter, which ensures our young people are continuously reminded about how their actions contribute to a positive learning environment for everyone.

    It is important that children recognise that rights should be respected.  By this we mean; 

    • For children: To respect the rights of others.
    • For parents: To respect and provide for the rights of their children. To fulfil their roles as duty bearers.
    • For adults: To respect and provide the rights of the child. To fulfil their roles as duty bearers.
    • For governments: To support families and to respect and provide for the rights of children. To fulfil their roles as duty bearers.

    How can parents support their child to learn about the convention at home?

    Take the time to ask your child what he/she has learnt recently regarding children’s rights 

    • Discuss the ideas learned in class, and try to think of examples from your own experiences, or from the media, of rights being respected or denied
    • Discuss how your child or your family can promote respect for rights, or help those whose rights have been violated
    • Model using rights language with your children
    • Ask your child’s opinion on children’s rights

     

    Rights Champions 2017/18

    The following pupils were elected by their peers to work on the Rights Champions steering group:

    Nightingale Class – Cassia and Oliver

    Goldcrest Class – Ben and Alexa

    Buttercup Class – Oliver

    Primrose Class – Matilda

    Dill Class – Chenae

    Mint Class – Eden

    Chestnut Class – Raleigh

    Willow Class – Elsie