Gold Forms and Guides

Here are the key forms and documents you will need to work towards the third and final stage of the Rights Respecting Schools Award, Gold: Rights Respecting.

Please read our step-by-step guidance for more information on what you need to do to achieve your Gold: Rights Respecting accreditation.

Gold checklist

This checklist gives a succinct overview of what a school must do to achieve Gold, the third and final stage of the Award.

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Gold Checklist

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The Strands and Outcomes of the Award

For a school to achieve the Gold: Rights Respecting accreditation, it must have evidence that it has reached the three strands of a Rights Respecting School at Gold. A school uses these strands and other guidance provided to plan and monitor progress.

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RRSA Strands and Outcomes at Silver and Gold

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Planning your actions

Use the Action Plan for Gold document to prioritise and carry out actions in the school. The Action Plan for Gold is a working document, so keep adding actions and reviewing your current position to identify impact on being rights respecting. Use the Action Plan: Guidance to support this.

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Action Plan: Guidance

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Action Plan for Gold

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Measuring your impact

We need to evaluate our work to help ensure that we are having a positive impact on the lives of children. This guide explains how we are evaluating the impact of the Award and what support we need from your school to do this.

The new data collection forms are available below and any school who would like to use them as part of showing their own progress are welcome to do so. Please contact your Professional Adviser with any queries.

The questionnaires are also available online. If you would like to do the questionnaires online, please contact your Professional Adviser, who can give you access to them.

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Schools Questionnaire Guidance

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Schools Questionnaire Summary spreadsheet

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RRSA Pupil Questionnaire - 3-7

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RRSA Pupil Questionnaire - 8-12

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RRSA Pupil Questionnaire - 13+

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RRSA Adult Questionnaire

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Accreditation visits

The Accreditation Visit Programme provides a suggested programme for the accreditation visit by the Unicef UK assessors. Read all about the Gold: Rights Respecting accreditation process here.

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Suggested Accreditation Visit Programme

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Progress and Evaluation form

The School Evaluation: Gold form is used to evidence a school’s progress towards meeting the outcomes for the Gold: Rights Respecting accreditation. Schools need to complete the form when they feel ready for their accreditation visit.

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School Evaluation: Gold

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