At Saplings we believe that all students/ staff and families have:

  • Right to privacy
  • Right to your name 
  • Right to your beliefs and opinions 
  • Right to be safe 
  • Right to be heard
  • Right to a loving family and home
  • Right to healthy food
  • Right to life
  • Right to belong
  • Right to gender & gender identity 
  • Right to education 
  • Right to share your ideas 
  • Right to participate 
  • Right to expression 
  • Right to rest 
  • Right to special education if you have a disability  
  • Right to be cared for 
  • Right to your language 
  • Right to culture 
  • Right to be protected from hurt or the mistreatment of your body and mind 
  • Right to nationality 
  • Right to your identity 
  • Right to basic needs (food, clothes safe place to live)
  • Right to choose your friendships- as long as it’s not harmful to others
  • Right to play 
  • Right to be free from sexual, physical or emotional abuse
  • No-one is allowed to punish you in a cruel or harmful way
  • Right to help if you’ve been hurt, neglected or badly treated