Songs created by Rights Respecting Schools

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Many schools have created their own videos or songs about children’s rights and global citizenship in the context of their rights respecting work.

“Even When We Sing” by Horfield CEVC Primary School, Bristol

This song is based on Articles 12, 13 and 14 of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child.

The full resource page where sheet music and backing track can be downloaded are available here.


Every Child has Rights” by By St Mary’s Catholic Primary School in Crewe

Listen on the St Mary’s website.

With thanks to Matthew Plant, Choirleader and RRSA coordinator at St Mary’s Catholic Primary School in Crewe © Matthew Plant 2010


“Songs for rights and respect” – A Collection

Musicians Paul Kelly and Tim Freeman worked with Wallands Primary School in Lewes to write songs based on rights that can be used in assemblies and in the classroom. Samples of the songs on the collection of songs on the website – to get all the whole package of songs, there is a small cost.


Lesson plans, charters and displays and other examples

Other examples of materials created by Rights Respecting Schools, such as newsletters, charters or class activities, are available on our RRSA online storage file.

  • You receive the link to this file when you register your school with us
  • If you cannot find the link to our online storage file in your emails, please email us at We will send it to you within four days

Share your Rights Respecting Schools materials

  • If you’d like to share materials your school has created, read our submission guidance or drop us an email at
  • We will add materials as we receive them from schools so please come back to this page on a regular basis