Staff - Health and safety policies such as Health and Safety at Work Act 1974, and the management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999 are in place to ensure the health and safety of everyone that works or carries out activities within a school. These are designed to protect everyone within a school and gives clear guidelines/ procedures to follow in the event of an accident.
Pupil Welfare - there are many polices in place within a school to protect and ensure the wellbeing of children and young people. Schools are also very likely to have a discipline policy in force to encourage positive behaviour within the school setting. This will enhance opportunities for children to develop, learn and establish acceptable patterns of behaviour that will encourage a sense of responsibility towards others.
Child protection policy like the Children Act 2004 have key points in protecting children and young people, for example:
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Parent evenings, open evenings and regular weekly updates are ways in which parents/carers can engage with the school/teacher about their child. Most schools also have websites when parents can visit and obtain information about a range of subjects including school policies. Together with an â€ ̃open doorâ€TM policy where the parent can get access to the right people should any issues need urgent attention/discussion. There are also policies to ensure the child attends school on a regular basis and these children will be highlighted with the parent/carer who is in control if the child/young persons fails to adhere to regular attendance at their school.
Question: Question 13
Answer: Development of any new polices/procedures that come into force within the school could be communicated by the following ways:
Mission/Aim statements will be displayed within the