Our school’s curriculum is designed to reflect and celebrate our local community’s culture and history; making it relevant, affirming, broad and balanced. We empower all our pupils by explicitly exploring the role that key black people and others have played in challenging racism and thus shaping a more just and equitable world today. We believe […]
Given the events over the last couple of weeks, I feel compelled to say the following: At Rathfern we stand together to condemn the unlawful murder of an innocent black man, George Floyd, in Minneapolis. We stand united in our commitment to tackle and challenge racism, address inequality and call out discrimination. Black people are 40 […]
Hello children, I have set a challenge for you to see how well you know your Rights. I have enclosed a worksheet below for you to complete. See if you can identify which are children’s rights and which aren’t. Once you have identified them you can add the article number to each. You can use […]
Hello children, this week we are going to learn a song that teaches us all about our rights. Let’s sing along and see how many of our Rights you know. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LN_70HXxd5Y How many can you name?
Hello children, even though you are at home we must remember to continue to look after each other and our planet. I have enclosed a few resources, activities and links to videos from WWF that will encourage you to use your skills to find our new facts about our world. These activities can be done […]
Rathfern’s Community Ambassadors joined the festival of WE Day 2020. It was a day full of inspiring speeches and incredible performances. The children listened to the guest speakers who have made changes in their local communities and lives. The days events have inspired our children to continue to make a difference working on projects that […]
Rathfern pupils taking pride in looking after our school and local environment. UNCRC article 24 – A right to clean and safe environment.
On Wednesday 26th February Rathfern pupils were invited to visit Parliament. The children learnt about how the House of Commons and House of Lords contribute to the day-to-day workings of the UK Parliament. They visited the Great Hall, House of Lords and many other rooms including the Queens private chamber. “I enjoyed this trip because […]
We are pleased to announce that the Community Ambassadors Community Garden Project has been granted the funding that they pitched for at City Hall. The pupils are delighted to get this project started and with the funding will now start the process. The first stage will be to use the allocated funds to clear the […]
Universal Children’s Day was established by the United Nations in 1954 to encourage understanding between children and promote children’s welfare around the world. It is held on 20 November, the same day the UN General Assembly adopted the Declaration of the Rights of the Child in 1959 and signed the Convention on the Rights of […]