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The school raised £53.12 which was sent to UNICEF.

UNICEF is a great charity and the people that work in it do their best to help disaster struck children, ensuring that they get all the rights they need and deserve. Hopefully UNICEF will carry on helping out for a great many years to come.

By Georgina and Jennifer.

Article 27

Every child has the right to a standard of living that is good enough to meet their physical, social and mental needs. Governments must help families who cannot afford to provide this.

Lights of Rights

Luke and the Pupil Council came up with the idea that we are the right lights as we encourage others to remember what children’s rights are.

For the last two years the school has held intergenerational games afternoons giving the children the opportunity to interact with members of the community and learn new games and skills.

What does this mean?

The school community has agreed their Vision, Values and  Aims which has a focus of Respect permeating all aspects of school life.  This extends to the wider school environment and supports a growing understanding of global issues.

We know what our rights are and we help others to get their rights:

Medecins sans Frontieres.

On the 17th March 2015 Strathdon School had a fundraising day in the G.P room. We were raising money for Doctors Without Borders. The French name for this is Medecins sans Frontieres.

On the day we could dress up as doctors, nurses, visitor or patients. There was a box to put our donation in to and the public came in the afternoon.

There were lots of activities like making a healthy smoothies, brushing teeth, film clips, washing a baby, first aid training, learning how to make an emergency call, making a hospital bed. and playing the game operation.

Doctors Day was a really fun day with all the activities. We raised £171.76. By Chloe

Article 24

You have the right to the best health care possible, safe water to drink, nutritious food, a clean and safe environment, and information to help you stay well.

UNICEF Day for Change 2015

On the 6th of February 2015 Strathdon School had a Day for Change, to raise money for the people who had been affected by the typhoon in the Philippines. What we did differently was we all wore our onezies to school.

The school didn’t just wear their onezies they also did a bit of learning about how UNICEF helps people. Here are some of the things UNICEF has given to the people in the Philippines:

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