Kings Academy Honoured with UNICEF Silver Award for Rights Respecting Schools
October 2, 2023
Kings Academy is thrilled to announce that it has been awarded the prestigious UNICEF Silver Award for the Rights Respecting Schools Award. This recognition underscores the school’s unwavering commitment to promoting and upholding the rights of children and young people.
The Rights Respecting Schools Award, presented by UNICEF, is a testament to Kings Academy’s dedication to creating an inclusive and supportive learning environment where every child’s rights are respected, protected, and fulfilled.
Mr. David Wiltshire, the Head Teacher of Kings Academy, expressed his delight at receiving this esteemed award, saying,
“We are absolutely thrilled to receive the UNICEF Silver Award for the Rights Respecting Schools. This achievement reflects the collective efforts of our dedicated staff, enthusiastic students, and engaged parents. At Kings Academy, we believe that every child has the right to a safe, nurturing, and empowering education. This award reaffirms our commitment to promoting the principles of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child within our school community.”
Kings Academy has consistently demonstrated its commitment to fostering a culture of respect, empathy, and understanding amoung its students. Through innovative programs, educational initiatives, and community involvement, the school has worked tirelessly to ensure that children’s rights are at the forefront of their educational experience.
The UNICEF Silver Award for Rights Respecting Schools acknowledges Kings Academy’s outstanding efforts in embedding children’s rights into their school ethos, curriculum, and daily practices. It serves as a testament to their dedication to creating a brighter future for their students and empowering them to be active, informed, and responsible global citizens.
Kings Academy remains steadfast in its mission to provide a high-quality education that not only prepares students academically but also equips them with the knowledge and values to contribute positively to society. This recognition by UNICEF reaffirms their commitment to this vital endeavour.