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Resources for Primary Teachers

Article 22: Refugee rights

These resources are suitable for primary pupils and secondary pupils.

Please join us in celebrating Article 22 ‘If you are a refugee, you have the same rights as any other child in the country’ this World Children’s Day.

We have prepared some easy resources for you below, including an assembly presentation, which will help your school consider how you welcome and support refugees in your community.

Assembly Presentation

Menu for Change

Other Resources

The Right Way: A Children’s Rights Approach to Education in Wales

A framework to help education settings put children’s rights at the heart of everything they do.

Anti-Bullying lesson plans

Designed for Anti-Bullying week 2017, these lesson plans can be used to explore bullying with all age groups in primary schools.


We’ve made new resources to help children take a lead on tackling cyberbullying in school.

Child Poverty

Our resources can help schools assess the cost of their school day, and highlight ways to help families.

The Revolve Project

Buying new uniform every year puts a strain on families’ finances. Our resource helps children plan their own uniform swap-shops.

Positive Relationships

AGENDA is a resource to help teach children about positive relationships, and about issues like consent, respect, and equality.

UNCRC Symbols Resource

This resource communicates children’s rights under the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC) using symbols and simplified text. You can download, and read more about the resource here.

Intergenerational Resource

This resource encourages primary schools to set up their own intergenerational clubs with a lesson plan, and a series of videos.

Rights Poster

This poster can be used to display all rights in the UNCRC in your school.

Children’s Commissioner introduction

A PowerPoint presentation to introduce children’s rights and the work of the Children’s Commissioner for Wales.

Key stage 2 lesson plan

A lesson plan to introduce children in Key Stage 2 to children’s rights and the work of the Children’s Commissioner.

Children’s Rights picture pack

Beautifully designed illustrations to help teach children about their rights, organised under the 4 themes of the UNCRC: Development, Survival, Protection, Participation.

You could also use our accompanying accessible lesson plans.

Twenty top tips

Twenty practical ideas to help introduce rights in your school

Here I Am

This resource shows how children and young people across Wales can celebrate their identity.

Wellbeing in your School

This resource shows how your school can support your pupils well-being.

Stepping Out

Stepping Out is a participative activity, exploring why children and young people have rights.

Stepping Out

Bilingual Stepping Out Cards