Achieving Silver

Taking your rights respecting practice to the next stage

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Explore ways of developing an ethos of mutual respect for rights through rights-based agreements, consider participation rights, and discover practical ways to meet the RRSA standards to be ready for your Silver: Rights Aware accreditation.

Achieving Silver courses builds on the work done in Achieving Bronze.  This course is designed for RRSA leaders from schools who have started their journey towards the second stage of the Rights Respecting Schools Award, Silver: Rights Aware, and are familiar with the RRSA. Your school will have ideally achieved the first stage of the Award, Bronze: Rights Committed.

Objectives of the day:

  1. Deepen your understanding of the ethos of a Rights Respecting School
  2. Review and develop your plans
  3. Develop your knowledge and understanding of global citizenship and sustainable development
  4. Prepare for the next steps towards Silver

How to book

Course duration: 1 day (usually 10am to 4pm)
Cost: £170 per day per person. This includes refreshment, lunch and all course materials

The course runs across the year at several locations in the UK.

Find out when the next course is taking place in your region and book below.



20 November 2018

5 March 2019

12 June 2019

19 November 2019


Central Region

Birmingham (Open course to RRSA  Schools in West Midlands)

7 November 2018

5 June 2019

For information about training sessions in Central region please email Hilary Alcock at

North East of England


12 February 2019


9 October 2019

North West of England


13 February 2019


26 March 2019

2 October 2019



Northern Ireland


Date: 10 January 2019

Venue: Fortwilliam Resource Centre, 72 Fortwilliam Park, Belfast BT15 4AR. (Room G22)

All RRSA schools in Northern Ireland can attend training free

Lunch is not provided. Please bring your own.

For information about training sessions in Northern Ireland, please contact



7 March 2019

27 September 2019

For information about training sessions in Scotland, please contact Gerry McMurtrie; email

South West of England


13 February 2019

26 June 2019


South Wales 

12 March 2019

North Wales (venue tbc)

14 March 2019

For information about training sessions in Wales, please contact Sarah Hooke; email

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