Head Teacher: Mrs Sarah Thornton | School Contact: Mrs A Bates

Lingdale Primary

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Rights Respecting Schools

We are proud to be a silver ‘Rights Respecting School’.  This is an award given to schools by UNICEF, a leading organisation for children and their rights.  It recognises the work that duty-bearers (normally teachers, staff and other adults) do to ensure that all children can access their rights as defined in the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child and that we, as a school, are not only rights committed, but rights aware.

A rights-respecting school not only teaches about children’s rights but also models rights and respect in all its relationships: between teachers / adults and pupils, between adults and between pupils.

Article 42 states that, “Governments must actively work to make sure that children and adults know about the convention.”  To help the children learn about their rights, they are present across our school environment.

Click above to see how we achieved this award

Click the links below for more information

Rights Respecting Schools leaflet

Rights Respecting Schools Policy

At Lingdale Primary School, both the staff and children are passionate about upholding the rights of the children.

As duty bearers, the staff ensure that children’s rights are referenced in policies as they are updated and we regularly introduce key initiatives to focus on upholding the children’s rights.

As rights holders, the views of the children are very important to us and the UNCRC focuses our discussions with the school ambassadors.  The children’s ideas are raised with the staff and put into practice.

There are four areas we are focusing on. Click below to find out further information about what our school is doing in these areas.


Best Interests of the Child

Right to Life, Survival and Development

Respect for the Views of the Child


Privacy Policy

We regard your privacy as important and any personal information you give to us will be used in accordance with the Data Protection Act and the General Data Protection Regulations.

We do not store personal information about individuals who visit this site except where they provide contact information via our contact us page and contact forms available on various pages throughout the website.

Any information you provide will only be used for the reasons specified and it will not be shared with any third party without your consent, unless required by law.

Your contact details are kept securely and are only accessed by authorised members of staff as part of the provision of school services. If you do not wish us to keep this contact information please tell us.

This website uses Google Analytics which provides statistical data about the usage of the site. This information is not used to identify individuals, but is collected to provide us with an understanding of the areas of interest on our site and how our site is being used.

If you are connected to the internet you will have an IP Address. This may take the form of a figure, such as 333.333.22.1. The address will be automatically collected and logged as part of the connection of your computer to our web server and may be used to determine the total number of visits to each part of the site. This data is not collected and used for other purposes.

This website contains links to other websites. The School is not responsible for the privacy practices of other sites or organisations and recommends you consult the privacy information on those sites.

This policy will be reviewed and updated versions will be posted on the website.

If you have any questions about the use of your personal information, the Information Commissioner is the independent regulator for both Data Protection and Freedom of Information.