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Silver: Rights Aware

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Here are the forms and guides you will need to work towards Silver: Rights Aware.

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

If you have any queries, or would like further advice and support, please do not hesitate to get in touch with the RRSA Team at rrsa@unicef.org.uk or your regional Professional Adviser.

School Evaluation: Silver

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

School Evaluation: Silver

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Silver checklist

This checklist gives a succinct overview of what a school must do to achieve Silver: Rights Aware, the second stage of the Award.

Silver Checklist

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The Strands and Outcomes of the Award

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

RRSA Strands and Outcomes at Silver and Gold

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Planning your actions

Use the Action Plan for Silver document completed for the Bronze accreditation to prioritise and carry out actions in the school. The Action Plan for Silver 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.

Action Plan Guidance

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Action Plan for Silver

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Exemplar Action Plan for Silver

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Measure your progress

You might find it useful to carry out the pupil questionnaires and staff questionnaires so that you have an overview of the staff and pupils’ current knowledge and understanding of children’s rights and the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child. You might find it helpful to transfer the data to the School Questionnaire Summary.

Measuring your progress using our pupil and staff questionnaires can be invaluable in showing you the difference that embedding children’s rights is having. It can also be used within the evidence that you present at Silver and later on, at Gold.

School Questionnaire Guidance

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Schools Questionnaire Summary spreadsheet

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RRSA Pupil Questionnaire - Primary Schools

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RRSA Pupil Questionnaire - Secondary Schools

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RRSA Staff Questionnaire

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Accreditation visit programme

The accreditation visit programme template provides a suggested programme for the accreditation visit by a Unicef UK assessor(s). Read all about the Silver: Rights Aware accreditation process here.

Silver Virtual Accreditation - Suggested Programme

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