4.1-Explain how own working practice can affect children and young people's development.
People who work with children and young people will have a massive impact on making a difference to children’s lives by supporting and helping them through their development. I feel my setting has a huge impact on children’s development in a very positive way. All of the staff members encourage the children to join in different activities and help them to build positive relationships with that member of staff of other children. All the children have their own key person were the child will bond a good relationship with the adult, and they can feel that they can go to them whenever they feel down or they want to talk about something. The key people also works alongside the children to progress their development and decide on their next steps to improve their learning even more. They will also monitor if they see that a child has a learning need and if they need a 1 to 1 or any extra professional help.
When the babies hit the age 2 they are able to move downstairs to the 2-5 room. They have trails before they officially move down so that they can get used to the new surroundings and they feel confident. It will also allow them to interact with older children and get used to the new staff. This will help their self-confidence and self-esteem as we gradually introduce them to the move instead of bringing them straight down and them becoming upset and unsettled. The reaction of how the child responds will let the staff know if they child is ready to move downstairs or not. If the staffs aren’t comfortable with the move then they will do a few more trails and keep them upstairs until the child and staffs feel ready.
Communication between staff members are extremely important, as if an important message needs to be passed on that member of staff needs to receive it. The communication between staff members and...