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 2023-2024, 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 2023-2024 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 Peace

Article 16  (Right to Privacy)

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

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  Fairness

Article 2 (Non- Discrimination)

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

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 7 Every child has the right to be registered at birth, to have a name and nationality, and as far as possible, to know and be cared for by adults

June Loyalty

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


July  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