Describe the school policy for displays
My setting has no written policy . However guidelines and requirements which covered a few health and safety aspects as well as procedures for putting together a display was given verbally It was explained that displays should not cover any warning signs, overlap electrical or light switches. They cannot hang over heaters or obstruct fire exits, doorways or windows. Staff are not to stand on table’s chairs or stools while working on a display. When working on a classroom display the classroom should be empty. Similarly corridor displays are to be worked on only when children are in the classroom or on their lunch break. Staples, glue and blue tack can be used, but pins are not allowed. Before taking down a display staples used need to be counted, and then recounted for when taken off. Each classroom must have one display on literacy and one on numeracy. Corridor curriculum displays have to be changed once every term. All children should have their work on display at some point within the year. Any materials left over should be returned to the recourses room for other staff members to use. The area around the display should be left clean and tidy.
Where possible backing paper is to be reused for the next display. All displays have to go up on backing paper, they must have a contrasting border and should have a bold heading as subject matter and the class and year group labelled clearly. Each classroom must have one display on literacy and one on numeracy. Corridor curriculum displays have to be changed once every term. All children should have their work on display at some point within the year 1.2 Importance and purposes of displays in school Displays form an important role in the info structure of a school setting. They provide a platform, where information and pupils work achievements can ne shared, and projects shown. Displays can be used as a reference to a particular subject .e.g. In numeracy...
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