Rights and Responsibilities

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  • We have the right not to be bullied in any way, shape or form.  We have the responsibility not to bully others and to report any bullying we see.
  • We have the right to feel safe in and around the school.  We have the responsibility to ensure the safety of all pupils by behaving in a proper manner in and around school.
  • We have the right to an education and to learn according to our ability.  We have the responsibility not to ridicule others for the way in which they learn, or to disturb the learning of others.
  • We have the right to be treated with respect by all people irrespective of age, gender, colour or status.  We have the responsibility to respect all others within our community.
  • We have the right to express our own opinions and to be heard.  We have the responsibility to allow others to express their opinions and to be heard.
  • We have the right to expect that our possessions will be secure in and around the school.  We have the responsibility not to steal or mistreat the possessions of others and to report any theft or mistreatment that we see.
  • We have the right to play in safety without interference.  We have the responsibility not to disrupt, or endanger, the play of others.
  • We have the right to work in a clean and pleasant environment.  We have the responsibility to keep that environment clean and pleasant.
  • We have the right to equal access to and the opportunity to use appropriate school facilities and equipment for after-school activities.  We have the responsibility to maintain in good order all school books, jotters, materials and equipment that we use.
  • We have the right to be represented in a Pupil Council by democratic election of Year Group representatives who will raise whole-school issues with senior management.  We have the responsibility not to misuse such a system, but to use it for the benefit of the smooth running of the school and the welfare of all who work in it.