CYP 3.4 Support children and young people’s health and safety. 1 1.1 Describe the factors to take into account when planning healthy and safe indoor and outdoor environments and services. When planning healthy and safe environments you need to take into account the age, individual needs and abilities of the children and young people involved in the activity. You also need to be aware of any risks to individuals when planning the activity i.e. pregnancy or sensory impairments (loss or degradation of sight/hearing etc).
Child Safety Plan What is safety when it comes to childcare centers? Safety can mean many different things to different people, but one common thought is the quality of care and knowledge of how to prevent and handle any situation that could arise throughout the time while children are in the care of a facility. Safety is freedom from danger, harm, and fear. Children come to school to learn in a creative, controlled, happy and loving environment. Children cannot learn in environment that is not safe and teachers cannot teach in one that is not either.
Understand how to plan and provide environments and services that support children and young peoples health and safety. 1.1 Describe the factors to take into account when planning healthy and safe indoor and outdoor activities. When planning and providing environments we need to be aware of how to take into account the health and safety requirements of pupils when setting up learning activities, before starting any learning activity, myself and other staff always make sure that the environment is free from any hazards and that children will be able to work safely. I work in a setting of 5-6 year old children. Clothing- Weather must be taking in account when our activities are outdoor, children must wear coats, hats etc.
[pic] The purpose of this assignment is to ensure the health, safety and well-being of children in a childcare setting. We have to consider the welfare of every child who will be under our care once we are working in a childcare setting. To be an effective ECCE worker it is essential that I master the skills of nappy changing, bathing a baby and other personal care routines. ECCE settings aim to meet children’s basic needs. Maslow’s hierarchy of human needs (Maslow 1954) can be useful in planning to meet these needs for the children in our service.
Natalie Ettrick CYP 3.4 – Support children and young people’s health and safety 1.1 There are a number of factors to think about when you are planning for a healthy and safe environment or an activity with children and young people. You must remember everyone is an individual and may have particular needs. If you have a clear understanding of the following then it will become second nature to include safety in your planning. • Every child is an individual – with different needs depending on their age and abilities. You must think about this when planning activities, for example when they involve physical play, or if more consideration must be given to the needs of a child who has just become mobile than to an older child, when planning room layouts.
7) Check whether any pupils is prevented from taking part in an activity due to cultural or religious dietary prohibitions; ensure that individual children are not allergic to any of the ingredients or materials. 8) Long hair should be tied back during construction, cooking, PE and science activities. 9) Pupils should be taught how to use, arrange and store PE apparatus correctly and safety as appropriate to their age and level of development. 10) Pupils should report all accidents to the teacher or teaching assistant. Question 2: what are the procedures for checking toilet
Aim 4: Keeping children Safe from Crime Follow PSHE and Citizenship Policy which encourages independence, responsibility, confidence, positive self esteem, self awareness and respect. Aim 5: Protecting children’s Security Implement child protection policies and procedures working in partnership with pupils, parents and agencies. All staff members are aware of, monitor, comply with and discuss issues of health and safety continuously whilst working. When guiding visitors or parents/carers through the school we must also make them aware of health and safety pointing out fire exits in case of fire. Staff must attend training and always follow policies and procedures to ensure good practice.
The Education Act 2002 This sets out the responsibilities of Local Education Authorities (LEAs), governing bodies, head teachers and all those working in schools to ensure that children are safe and free from harm. Children Act 2004 This provides the legal framework for Every Child Matters. It includes the requirement for: ● services to work more closely, forming an integrated service a ‘common’ assessment of children’s needs ● shared database of information which is relevant to the safety and welfare of children ● earlier support for parents who are experiencing problems Policies which safeguard Schools must develop a range of policies which ensure the safety, security and well-being of their pupils. These will set out the responsibilities of
Unit CYP3.4 Support children and young people’s health and safety Assessment Criteria 1: Understand how to plan and provide environments and services that support children and young people’s health and safety. A young person’s learning environment is many things: It's a safe place where children are protected from the elements and are easily supervised. It is where the important activities take place, such as education, playing, eating, washing hands, and going to the bathroom. Beyond the basics, however, an environment for young children implements and supports a schools ethos and curriculum. When setting up an effective preschool classroom, a variety of factors must be carefully considered: Light & Noise: Lighting should be designed for the tasks that individuals are carrying out within that environment.
P1 providing a safe pre-school environment The pre-school have on display and also follow the safeguarding the children policy, this includes the pre-school having a locked door policy. This means all external doors are locked once the children are inside the building and the parents have been shown out by a member of staff. “The premises, both indoors and outdoors, must be safe and secure.” The early year’s foundation stage 2007 pg 24. A register is taken of both the children and the staff and if people where to visit they are put in the visitors book. The children are only allowed to leave the building when they are collected by a parent or designated carer, unless there is an authorised outing with their parent’s permission.