Policies & procedures applicable to my school setting
| Unit/LO/AC Ref
| What purpose it serves
| Evaluate how these polices support the principles of every child matters and the importance of staff consistently applying boundaries (where applicable)
| Child Protection Policy
| A (Staff)
Ensuring safe recruitment by checking the suitability of staff and volunteers to work with children. Creating a safe environment in which children can learn and develop. Raising awareness of child protection issues. Ensure all staff and volunteers understand their responsibilities in being alert to the signs of abuse and responsibility for referring any concerns.
| This policy supports all of the 5 principles of every child matters ‘Be Healthy,’ ‘Stay safe’, ‘Enjoying and Achieving,’ ‘Making a Positive Contribution,’ and, ‘Achieving Economic Well being,’ in that it is of paramount importance that every child is kept safe from all forms of abuse, it is the responsibility of everyone to report any concerns they may have and ensure they are dealt with appropriately. They have a right to be cared for and nurtured. All children should have the opportunity to reach their full potential, so that they go on to further education and break the cycle of poor living/low income standards. It is everyone’s responsibility to ensure that children feel valued and confident about themselves, enabling them to make positive decisions and better equipped to deal with challenges and changes.
| First Aid Policy
| A (Staff)
| To ensure that pupils and staff are dealt with in a competent manner and take appropriate action if they incur an injury or experience any medical issues. Making sure that all members of staff know where the First Aid equipment is kept and have had appropriate training. That each member of staff knows the correct procedure in the event of an accident and who the designated First Aider is.
| Every child has the right to be cared for and safe; so not attending to the...
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