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Millwood Primary Special School, Bury

Gallery 2021-2022

 

INTERFAITH WEEK 2021

From 15th- 19th November, we celebrated Interfaith week at Millwood. We explored different faiths and thought about what makes us unique and special. As part of Interfaith Week we made canvases based on inspirational quotes. Take a look at our outstanding art work.

ARTICLE 1 DEFINITION OF THE CHILD- Everyone under the age of 18 has all the rights in the Convention.

ARTICLE 2 NON-DISCRIMINATION- The Convention applies to every child without discrimination, whatever their ethnicity, gender, religion, language, abilities or any other status, whatever they think or say, whatever their family background.

ARTICLE 3 BEST INTERESTS OF THE CHILD- The best interests of the child must be a top priority in all decisions and actions that affect children.

ARTICLE 12 RESPECT FOR THE VIEWS OF THE CHILD- Every child has the right to express their views, feelings and wishes in all matters affecting them, and to have their views considered and taken seriously. This right applies at all times, for example during immigration proceedings, housing decisions or the child’s day-to-day home life.

ARTICLE 13 FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION- Every child must be free to express their thoughts and opinions and to access all kinds of information, as long as it is within the law.

ARTICLE 14 FREEDOM OF THOUGHT, BELIEF AND RELIGION- Every child has the right to think and believe what they choose and also to practise their religion, as long as they are not stopping other people from enjoying their rights. Governments must respect the rights and responsibilities of parents to guide their child as they grow up.

ARTICLE 15 FREEDOM OF ASSOCIATION- Every child has the right to meet with other children and join groups and organisations, as long as this does not stop other people from enjoying their rights.

ARTICLE 28 RIGHT TO EDUCATION- Every child has the right to an education. Primary education must be free and different forms of secondary education must be available to every child. Discipline in schools must respect children’s dignity and their rights. Richer countries must help poorer countries to achieve this.

ARTICLE 29 GOALS OF EDUCATION- Education must develop every child’s personality, talents and abilities to the full. It must encourage the child’s respect for human rights, as well as respect for their parents, their own and other cultures, and the environment.

ARTICLE 30 CHILDREN FROM MINORITY OR INDIGENOUS GROUPS- Every child has the right to learn and use the language, customs and religion of their family, whether or not these are shared by the majority of people in the country where they live.

ARTICLE 31 LEISURE, PLAY AND CULTURE- Every child has the right to relax, play and take part in a wide range of cultural and artistic activities.

 

CHILDREN IN NEED AT MILLWOOD

On Friday 19th November, we celebrated Children in Need Day at Millwood. We raised money through a non-uniform day and had lots of fun making Pudsey Masks, going on Pudsey Bear hunts, having Pudsey parties and baking delicious cakes. We were blown away by the generosity of parents/carers and family members; raising an impressive £575!

ARTICLE 13 FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION- Every child must be free to express their thoughts and opinions and to access all kinds of information, as long as it is within the law.

ARTICLE 14 FREEDOM OF THOUGHT, BELIEF AND RELIGION- Every child has the right to think and believe what they choose and also to practise their religion, as long as they are not stopping other people from enjoying their rights. Governments must respect the rights and responsibilities of parents to guide their child as they grow up.

ARTICLE 15 FREEDOM OF ASSOCIATION- Every child has the right to meet with other children and join groups and organisations, as long as this does not stop other people from enjoying their rights.

ARTICLE 23 CHILDREN WITH A DISABILITY- A child with a disability has the right to live a full and decent life with dignity and, as far as possible, independence to play an active part in the community. Governments must do all they can to support disabled children and their families.

A VISIT FROM THE MAYOR

On Thursday 4th November, as part of UK Parliament Week, we had a visit from Tim Pickstone- Mayor of Bury. He had a tour of the school, attended an assembly and a school council meeting. The children were excellent ambassadors for the school, showing him around, asking him questions and making suggestions about how to make Bury an even better place to live. Take a look at the pictures below.

ARTICLE 2 NON-DISCRIMINATION- The Convention applies to every child without discrimination, whatever their ethnicity, gender, religion, language, abilities or any other status, whatever they think or say, whatever their family background.

ARTICLE 3 BEST INTERESTS OF THE CHILD- The best interests of the child must be a top priority in all decisions and actions that affect children.

ARTICLE 12 RESPECT FOR THE VIEWS OF THE CHILD- Every child has the right to express their views, feelings and wishes in all matters affecting them, and to have their views considered and taken seriously. This right applies at all times, for example during immigration proceedings, housing decisions or the child’s day-to-day home life.

ARTICLE 13 FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION- Every child must be free to express their thoughts and opinions and to access all kinds of information, as long as it is within the law.

ARTICLE 14 FREEDOM OF THOUGHT, BELIEF AND RELIGION- Every child has the right to think and believe what they choose and also to practise their religion, as long as they are not stopping other people from enjoying their rights. Governments must respect the rights and responsibilities of parents to guide their child as they grow up.

ARTICLE 15 FREEDOM OF ASSOCIATION- Every child has the right to meet with other children and join groups and organisations, as long as this does not stop other people from enjoying their rights.

ARTICLE 23 CHILDREN WITH A DISABILITY- A child with a disability has the right to live a full and decent life with dignity and, as far as possible, independence to play an active part in the community. Governments must do all they can to support disabled children and their families.

ARTICLE 28 RIGHT TO EDUCATION- Every child has the right to an education. Primary education must be free and different forms of secondary education must be available to every child. Discipline in schools must respect children’s dignity and their rights. Richer countries must help poorer countries to achieve this.

ARTICLE 29 GOALS OF EDUCATION- Education must develop every child’s personality, talents and abilities to the full. It must encourage the child’s respect for human rights, as well as respect for their parents, their own and other cultures, and the environment.

THE BIG DRAW FESTIVAL 2021

The Big Draw Festival 2021: MAKE THE CHANGE

In 2021 The Big Draw Festivals theme is #MakeTheChange.

After over a year of massive change, we want to take action, to explore and discover ways to live in balance with the world around us, to reconnect with each other and demand a better world for future generations. This is a great year to bring our community together through positive activism and creativity, and be part of The World's Biggest community of drawing enthusiasts! Take a look at some of the wonderful art work that we created during the Big Draw Festival.

ARTICLE 12 RESPECT FOR THE VIEWS OF THE CHILD- Every child has the right to express their views, feelings and wishes in all matters affecting them, and to have their views considered and taken seriously. This right applies at all times, for example during immigration proceedings, housing decisions or the child’s day-to-day home life.

ARTICLE 13 FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION- Every child must be free to express their thoughts and opinions and to access all kinds of information, as long as it is within the law.

ARTICLE 14 FREEDOM OF THOUGHT, BELIEF AND RELIGION- Every child has the right to think and believe what they choose and also to practise their religion, as long as they are not stopping other people from enjoying their rights. Governments must respect the rights and responsibilities of parents to guide their child as they grow up.

ARTICLE 15 FREEDOM OF ASSOCIATION- Every child has the right to meet with other children and join groups and organisations, as long as this does not stop other people from enjoying their rights.

ARTICLE 23 CHILDREN WITH A DISABILITY- A child with a disability has the right to live a full and decent life with dignity and, as far as possible, independence to play an active part in the community. Governments must do all they can to support disabled children and their families.

ARTICLE 28 RIGHT TO EDUCATION- Every child has the right to an education. Primary education must be free and different forms of secondary education must be available to every child. Discipline in schools must respect children’s dignity and their rights. Richer countries must help poorer countries to achieve this.

ARTICLE 29 GOALS OF EDUCATION- Education must develop every child’s personality, talents and abilities to the full. It must encourage the child’s respect for human rights, as well as respect for their parents, their own and other cultures, and the environment.

ARTICLE 31 LEISURE, PLAY AND CULTURE- Every child has the right to relax, play and take part in a wide range of cultural and artistic activities.

 

WORLD MENTAL HEALTH DAY

On Monday 11th October, we thought about World Mental Health Day at Millwood. We all dressed in green and celebrated all of the things that we are really good at. This included role play, building towers, playing on computer games, reading and many other talents. It was a wonderful day to learn about everyone's strengths.

ARTICLE 2 NON-DISCRIMINATION- The Convention applies to every child without discrimination, whatever their ethnicity, gender, religion, language, abilities or any other status, whatever they think or say, whatever their family background.

ARTICLE 6 LIFE, SURVIVAL AND DEVELOPMENT- Every child has a right to life. Governments must do all that they can to ensure that children survive and develop to their full potential.

ARTICLE 12 RESPECT FOR THE VIEWS OF THE CHILD- Every child has the right to express their views, feelings and wishes in all matters affecting them, and to have their views considered and taken seriously. This right applies at all times, for example during immigration proceedings, housing decisions or the child’s day-to-day home life.

ARTICLE 13 FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION- Every child must be free to express their thoughts and opinions and to access all kinds of information, as long as it is within the law.

ARTICLE 14 FREEDOM OF THOUGHT, BELIEF AND RELIGION- Every child has the right to think and believe what they choose and also to practise their religion, as long as they are not stopping other people from enjoying their rights. Governments must respect the rights and responsibilities of parents to guide their child as they grow up.

ARTICLE 15 FREEDOM OF ASSOCIATION- Every child has the right to meet with other children and join groups and organisations, as long as this does not stop other people from enjoying their rights.

ARTICLE 23 CHILDREN WITH A DISABILITY- A child with a disability has the right to live a full and decent life with dignity and, as far as possible, independence to play an active part in the community. Governments must do all they can to support disabled children and their families.

ARTICLE 28 RIGHT TO EDUCATION- Every child has the right to an education. Primary education must be free and different forms of secondary education must be available to every child. Discipline in schools must respect children’s dignity and their rights. Richer countries must help poorer countries to achieve this.

ARTICLE 29 GOALS OF EDUCATION- Education must develop every child’s personality, talents and abilities to the full. It must encourage the child’s respect for human rights, as well as respect for their parents, their own and other cultures, and the environment.

ARTICLE 31 LEISURE, PLAY AND CULTURE- Every child has the right to relax, play and take part in a wide range of cultural and artistic activities.

 

PANATHLON CHALLENGE DAY

ARTICLE 2 NON-DISCRIMINATION- The Convention applies to every child without discrimination, whatever their ethnicity, gender, religion, language, abilities or any other status, whatever they think or say, whatever their family background.

ARTICLE 3 BEST INTERESTS OF THE CHILD- The best interests of the child must be a top priority in all decisions and actions that affect children.

ARTICLE 12 RESPECT FOR THE VIEWS OF THE CHILD- Every child has the right to express their views, feelings and wishes in all matters affecting them, and to have their views considered and taken seriously. This right applies at all times, for example during immigration proceedings, housing decisions or the child’s day-to-day home life.

ARTICLE 13 FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION- Every child must be free to express their thoughts and opinions and to access all kinds of information, as long as it is within the law.

ARTICLE 14 FREEDOM OF THOUGHT, BELIEF AND RELIGION- Every child has the right to think and believe what they choose and also to practise their religion, as long as they are not stopping other people from enjoying their rights. Governments must respect the rights and responsibilities of parents to guide their child as they grow up.

ARTICLE 15 FREEDOM OF ASSOCIATION- Every child has the right to meet with other children and join groups and organisations, as long as this does not stop other people from enjoying their rights.

ARTICLE 23 CHILDREN WITH A DISABILITY- A child with a disability has the right to live a full and decent life with dignity and, as far as possible, independence to play an active part in the community. Governments must do all they can to support disabled children and their families.

ARTICLE 28 RIGHT TO EDUCATION- Every child has the right to an education. Primary education must be free and different forms of secondary education must be available to every child. Discipline in schools must respect children’s dignity and their rights. Richer countries must help poorer countries to achieve this.

ARTICLE 29 GOALS OF EDUCATION- Education must develop every child’s personality, talents and abilities to the full. It must encourage the child’s respect for human rights, as well as respect for their parents, their own and other cultures, and the environment.

JEANS FOR GENES DAY

On Friday 17th September we enjoyed Jeans for Genes Day at Millwood. We wore our jeans and paid £1 to support children living with genetic disorders across the United Kingdom. Children enjoyed lots of different activities such as designing jeans, dancing and one class even had a Jeans for Genes party.

Article 3- Best interests of the child

Article 6- Life, survival and development

Article 12- Respect for the views of the child

Article 13- Freedom of expression

Article 23- Children with a disability