Risk assessment Risk assessments are an important factor in safeguarding children and in my day to day work, before carrying out any activity with children and young people I am required through my setting policies and procedures to carry out a risk assessment first to make sure all involved is safe, for example, if I were to plan an activity, such as an art and craft activity I would need to risk assess the potential danger of scissors, small objects, i.e beads and amend my plan accordingly to suit each individual. Ensuring the voice of the child or young person is heard Advocacy safeguards children and young people and protects them from abuse and poor practice. The
Schools should be able to make children aware of what is acceptable and unacceptable behaviour, as this will also have a positive impact on their development. Any professional working with children or young people is responsible for the care and well-being of those children. When parents/carers leave their children with us, they must feel assurance and trust that we have the best interest of their child and will protect them from harm. We as professionals have a duty to care for all their needs, be it, physically and emotionally all their needs must be supported, so that they can have a positive development. A child or young person has the need to feel safe in their learning environment in order to be able to develop and achieve at an early age.
* Ensuring my manager is aware of any incidents affecting the welfare of children in our care. * To keep the nursery in a safe and clean condition, making sure all faults are reported through the appropriate channels. * Attending staff meetings and training programmes. * Maintaining the records and daily diaries of the children. * To commit to developing and maintaining the following environment; multi cultural, anti racist, non sexist.
TDA 2.9 1.1 1.2 1.1) Describe the policies and procedures of the setting relevant to promoting children and young people's positive behavior. In every setting the must have a behaviour pocily as it is a legal requirement.This will tell what the staff will do if any situation occurs within the setting. These guidelines are in place for the staff and parents to understand all the codes of condust that are in place.The behaviour pocily needs to be read and understood by staff to be consistent with all techniques to encourage positive behaviour and be consistent in the use of intervention techniques and set a good example to the children and be good role models.In my setting they have many different guidelines e.g Safeguarding children (
I am hoping by the end of this assignment to have a secure understanding of different types of abuse, how to identify it and what the next steps would be to prevent child abuse continuing. Safeguarding can be defined as keeping children safe from harm, giving parents the skills they need to bring the children up in a safe environment. Child protection and safeguarding are very similar, but child protection
That we respect their culture and customs or their families and they also has the right to know and grow up with the support of their families and recognises children’s rights to play and to be active participants in all matters of their lives. * A brief summary of Articles 3, 9, 12 and 19 of the United Nations Convention of the right of a child - Article 3: Best interest of the child Children must be top priority in safety and wellbeing. Laws and action that affect children should always put their interest 1st and benefit them in the best way. To ensure the child is protected from all forms of discrimination. The State will provide adequate care when parents or other primary carers with
The policies include guidance: Behaviour policy :( Promoting appropriate behaviour in the children and discouraging inappropriate behaviour) The school’s behaviour policy is very important because this policy gives guidelines to all members of staff how they can manage children behaviour. In my setting there is a code of conduct policy help to manage the children’s behaviour effectively and in a manner appropriate to their stage of development and their individual needs and make sure staff and children keep calm when dealing with inappropriate behaviour. In my setting class teacher ensure that both sides of the story are heard and dealt with consistently. . Navneet Kaur (Neetu) Identify transitions that only some children and young people may experience e.g.
The behaviour policy should be clear for all staff, pupils and parents to understand and be followed at all times. Anti-bullying policy The anti-bullying policy is something all pupils should follow; staff should encourage good behaviour and respect for others and prevent any form of bullying. Any child that feels they are being bullied should feel comfortable enough to talk to any member of staff and all parents should feel equally as comfortable in talking to a member of staff knowing that it will get dealt with in the right way following the policy put in place. Attendance For children and young people to get the best out of their education it is vital they attend school regularly; regular time off school will seriously affect their learning and routine. It is an offence to keep children off school without a good reason and may result in the parents being prosecuted.
The behaviour policy should be clear for all staff, pupils and parents to understand and be followed at all times. Anti-bullying policy The anti-bullying policy is something all pupils should follow; staff should encourage good behaviour and respect for others and prevent any form of bullying. Any child that feels they are being bullied should feel comfortable enough to talk to any member of staff and all parents should feel equally as comfortable in talking to a member of staff knowing that it will get dealt with in the right way following the policy put in place. Attendance For children and young people to get the best out of their education it is vital they attend school regularly, regular time off school will seriously affect their learning and routine. It is an offence to keep children off school without a good reason and may result in the parents being prosecuted.
Parties shall ensure the maximum extent possible the survival and development of the child. Article 19 states that parties shall take all appropriate legislative, administrative, social and educational measures to protect the child from all forms of physical or mental violence, injury or abuse, neglect or negligent treatment, maltreatment or exploitation, including sexual abuse, while in the care of parent(s), legal guardian(s) or any other person who has the care of the child. Convention on the Rights of the Child (http://www.ohchr.org/en/professionalinterest/pages/crc.aspx) This law has an impact on the healthy lifestyle of children has it is embedded in the early years setting and curriculum. It inter-relates with the Every Child Matters five outcome he UNCRC has been ratified by all but two countries of the United Nations and it applies to everyone, whatever their race, religi on, abilities; whatever they think or say, whatever type of family they come from (article2). Using the UNCRC as a foundation provides settings with a values framework that supports and guides the adults, permeating the whole ethos of the setting.