Describe The Roles Of External Professionals Who May Work With A School Case Study

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TDA 2.5 2.2 Describe the roles of external professionals who may work with a school Educational psychologist – These support the SENCO as they assess and observe SEN pupils to see if they require additional support, or liaise with parents to work on the individual’s needs. Specialist Teachers – These come into the school to support pupils with a range of needs. These could be in; behaviour support, social and communication needs or cases of autism. They may also be bi-lingual support for those who have English as a second language. Education Welfare Officer(EWO) – These work for the LEA and work with the Head Teacher to monitor pupil attendance and deal with absenteeism. They also help the parents and pupils of whom have been excluded…show more content…
They are decided by the head teacher, along with parents, staff and the community. They set out what the school aims to achieve. b) Values Values can also be detailed in the mission statement. These will be the schools core values, based on the school’s core values. These are based on the moral code the school follows. It will be in relation to Personal, Social, Health and Economic Education (PSHE). 3.2 Describe with examples how schools may demonstrate and uphold their aims Schools can show their aims via the school website. They will have a mission statement. The school will also have a prospectus or a brochure showing their aims. The schools mission statement should detail what is expected from its staff and pupils. The school may hold events for the parents such as Harvest festival, Christmas and Easter performances and sports day in the summer. They may hold fund raising events such as summer and Christmas fayres. There will also be regular meetings between teachers and parents i.e. parent’s evening, to give teachers chance to give feedback on the child’s…show more content…
This is where parents, prospective parents and others gain information about the school. Their aims and values can be upheld by developing links with the local community. The school needs to encourage the pupils to see the relevance of learning and what can be done outside of school. Other ways to uphold values is to develop, links with local businesses and invite them into the school. Newsletters to parents showing the topics their child is to be learning about, also how they would like parents to be included with their children’s learning. Any important events that will be happening during the term to be shown in newsletters. 4.2 Describe how laws and codes of practice promote pupil wellbeing and achievement The laws and codes of practice promote pupil wellbeing and achievement because the schools must abide by rules set down. The laws and codes of practice each have parts that cover wellbeing and achievement. The UN Convention on the Rights of the Child 1989 The articles that relate directly to schools

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