Students have been reading the UN Convention on the Rights of a Child, which has been displayed, in child friendly language, outside the Head of Year’s office all week. It has been great to hear students discussing this convention.
They have also been thinking about the rights of all children in Malaysia and the rest of the world and what can be done to ensure that world leaders commit to fulfilling the rights of every child.
On Wednesday, students in Year 8 taking part in the BSKL Award organised a World Children’s Day treasure hunt. 12 of the rights were hidden around the Secondary campus and teams had to find them, read them and take a group selfie with each right. The fastest team to find all 12 rights won a prize. The winners were a group of four Year 7 students - congratulations to Zhi Shan Tao, Eitan Loo, Aarav Kumar and Haoping Kohei. Thanks to everyone else who joined in!
Students also had the opportunity to enter a ‘create an emoji’ competition based on one of the rights.
Overall it has been a great week of raising awareness, empathising with some of the issues facing children around the world and speaking up on behalf of all children.
Thank you to everyone involved for organising a successful week.
You can read more about UNICEF World Children’s day on the UNICEF’s website.