This week our 'Right of the Week' is Article 17 Children have the right to get information from the Internet, radio, television, newspapers, books and other sources. Adults should make sure the information they are getting is not harmful.
This week's 'Right' is linked to International Women's Day on the 23rd of February. Article 2 - No discrimination All children have all these rights, no matter who they are, where they live, what language they speak, what their religion is, what they think, what they look like, if they are a boy or girl, ... Continue reading Right of the Week →
Safer Internet Day is marked on 7 February every year. We all have a right to feel safe and secure and that means safe online as well as in the real world. Safer Internet Day is an annual event that promotes the safe, responsible and positive use of the internet. There are a large number ... Continue reading Right of the Week →
Article 17 Children have the right to get information from the Internet, radio, television, newspapers, books and other sources. Adults should make sure the information they are getting is not harmful. Governments should encourage the media to share information from lots of different sources, in languages that all children can understand.
Holocaust Memorial Day is on the 27 January every year. 27 January marks the anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau, the largest Nazi death camp. On this day we remember the six million Jewish people who were killed during the Holocaust, alongside millions of other people who were killed under Nazi persecution and in genocides ... Continue reading Right of the Week →
This week we are looking at Article 7 - Name and nationality Children must be registered when they are born and given a name which is officially recognized by the government. Children must have a nationality (belong to a country). Whenever possible, children should know their parents and be looked after by them. Article 8 ... Continue reading Right of the Week →
We would like to say a big thanks for all your support this year and wish you all a very happy and peaceful Christmas. We would be delighted if you could join us for cake and carols on Friday the 23rd of December at 11.00am.
Article 14 - Freedom of thought and religion Children can choose their own thoughts, opinions and religion, but this should not stop other people from enjoying their rights. Parents can guide children so that as they grow up, they learn to properly use this right.
Article 23 - Children with disabilities Every child with a disability should enjoy the best possible life in society. Governments should remove all obstacles for children with disabilities to become independent and to participate actively in the community.
World Children's Day and Article 45 World Children's Day is UNICEF's annual day of action for children, by children. It takes place each year on the 20th November, the date when world leaders adopted the Convention in 1989. From climate change, education and mental health, to ending racism and discrimination, children and young people are ... Continue reading Rights of the Week- Articles 45 →