What is Rights Respecting Schools?

Firrhill High School is a Rights Respecting School and has achieved the Gold: Rights Respecting Award.
The Gold: Rights Respecting Award is the final stage of the Rights Respecting Schools programme. Gold level charts Firrhill’s progress through 3 Strands aiming to intensify and broaden:
  • Teaching and Learning about rights – through training, curriculum, assemblies, topics, focus weeks and displays
  • Teaching and learning through rights – by modelling rights respecting language and attitudes
  • Being ambassadors for the rights of others – developing as rights respecting citizens
Firrhill has explicitly adopted a child rights approach based around the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child and has embedded this through school policy, practice and culture.

Further information on the Award and the UNCRC is available at –




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