5.2 Summarise the Policies and Procedures Schools May Have Relating to: • Staff • Pupil Welfare • Teaching and Learning • Equality, Diversity and Inclusion • Parental Engagement.

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1. Outline current legislation, guidelines, policies and procedures within own UK Home Nation affecting the safeguarding of children and young people. • Working together to safeguard children (2006-2010) • Children act (2004) • Education act(2002) • Disability discrimination act (1995) • Special education needs (SEN) couch practice (2000) • Data protection information handling and sharing 2. Explain child protection within the wider concept of safeguarding children and young people. This is when children are suffering from any form of abuse or neglect. It also involves protecting children and young people from maltreatment and preventing impairment of a child’s health and development by ensuring…show more content…
Over a period of eight months, causing him 60 separate injuries including a broken back and ribs. It criticised Peter's GP for not raising concerns when he found bruises on the child's head and chest after apparently falling down stairs. It chastised police for not investigating suspicious injuries, neither did the social workers and their managers at any time "seriously think" that Peter was being harmed or was at risk of harm. Peter Lewis, director of children's services at Haringey, said improvements had been made at the council, with agency social workers accounting for 20% of staff, down from 45% at the height of the tragedy. He also confirmed more children in the borough were being taken into care - 620 were now in care, up from 460 18 months ago Alex Sutherland Alex Sutherland age 13 months was found dead in his pushchair in front of a blazing gas fire his body charred and burned, he Had been dead for at least three days till he got found. He had faeces on his hands, legs and buggy, had severe nappy rash and had bruising on his head and body. His mother, Tracey Sutherland, 39, was later admitted neglect and was jailed for 27 months. Pauline Newman, the city council’s director of Children’s Services, said it was clear ‘there were areas where we could have done better’ In March 2009 a review by Lord Laming said a higher priority should be given to child

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