School type: Public Primary
Location: Camden, London
Age group: 3-11
Number of students: 240
Year elected: 2016
Torriano Primary School sits at the heart of a diverse and multicultural neighborhood in inner city London. The children, staff, parents, and community come from a range of ethnic backgrounds and a high number of students have a statement of special educational needs. All aspects of the school and its ethos are based on the UNICEF’s ‘Convention of the Rights of the Child’ (UNCRC) and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs or Global Goals). This framework provides students and staff with a ‘window on the world’ - a global focus on the broader events and changes that are shaping humankind.
- “Who do I want to be?” is the fundamental question that communicates the school ethos,
- Torriano is a beacon UNICEF’s Rights Respecting School and as such embeds Article 12 of the Convention in all aspects of school life,
- The school is an Expert Centre for the new Global Learning Programme (GLP) for England.