Sustaining gold

forms and guides

Here are the key forms and documents you will need to sustain your Gold practice and be reaccredited at Gold: Rights Respecting.

We recognise that each of our Gold schools has embraced the CRC in unique ways to suit their school context, and therefore we don’t have a fixed checklist of how you should sustain your Gold work. However, please read our guidance of what you could do to sustain Gold and how to prepare for your reaccreditation visit. We will pilot this approach with some schools in 2021.

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 or your regional Professional Adviser.

The Strands and Outcomes of the Award

For a school to be reaccredited at Gold: Rights Respecting, there must be evidence that it has sustained the three strands of a Rights Respecting School at Gold. A school uses these strands and other guidance provided to plan and monitor progress.

RRSA Strands and Outcomes at Silver and Gold


Sustaining your impact

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.

School Questionnaire Guidance


Schools Questionnaire Summary spreadsheet


RRSA Pupil Questionnaire - Primary Schools


RRSA Pupil Questionnaire - Secondary Schools


RRSA Staff Questionnaire


Reaccreditation visit programme

At a Gold reaccreditation visit, your school has the flexibility to create your own programme for the day. See our Gold reaccreditation guidance below for more information.

Gold accreditation visit programme template