Summarise the Laws

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4.1 Summarise the laws and codes of practice affecting work in schools 4.2 Explain how legislation affects how schools work Task 1 There are some laws set in place by government which schools have a duty to follow. A few of these and the main points involved have been stated below. Link the legislation on the left with the correct description on the right. Children’s Act 2004 | Close relationship between agencies and sharing of information between agencies. | Data Protection Act 1998 | Schools are required to keep information secure and it can only be used for the purpose it was gathered for. | The Children and Families Act 2014 | Intended to ensure that all children with Special Educational Needs are supported in schools | Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 | Designed to protect everyone within the school and give procedures to follow in the event of an accident. | Task 2 Complete the table below to show how the various pieces of legislation affect the day-to-day running of a school. An example has been started for you. Data Protection Act 1998 | Affects schools by having to follow the following guidelines: Schools must register all personal data they hold and state the purposes for which it is required to be held and all processing undertaken by schools must be fair and lawful, accurate and up-to-date, and the data held must be adequate, relevant, not excessive and be held for no longer than is necessary. | Children’s Act 2004 | Affects schools by having to follow the following guidelines: Schools must follow the every child matters framework which needs to be delivered following the 5 basic outcomes. They have to offer parents extended school via breakfast club and extra-curricular activities and ensure all staff have received sufficient guidance or training on the every child matters framework in order for it to be delivered effectively.

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