Identify the positive outcomes for children and young people that practitioners should be striving to achieve

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CYP Core 37
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Identify the positive outcomes for children and young people that practitioners should be striving to achieve

The 5 positive outcomes for children and young people that practitioners should be striving to achieve under the framework of Every Child Matters are:
1 - To be healthy: enjoying good physical and mental health and living a healthy lifestyle.
Physically healthy
Mentally and emotionally healthy
Sexually healthy
Healthy lifestyles
Choose not to take illegal drugs
Being healthy is not just about eating lots of fruit and drinking 8 glasses of water each day. It's about young people enjoying a healthy lifestyle, feeling good about themselves and having good emotional and mental health. We hope that
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We get feedback from them about what activities they like or do not like. We give the children a certain degree of choice for activities and snack. The parents also get newsletters about what we are doing each term and are encouraged to speak to their child about the topic, come along and speak to the child’s keyworker or member of staff, or bring items in relevant to the specific topic, opening hours, holidays etc.
Make a positive contribution: being involved with the community and society and not engaging in anti-social or offending behaviour.
Engage in decision making and support the community and environment
Engage in law-abiding and positive behaviour in and out of school
Develop positive relationships and choose not to bully and discriminate
Develop self-confidence and successfully deal with significant life changes and challenges
Develop enterprising behaviour
If we try our best to ensure that the child has a happy time at our setting, it helps their confidence and self-esteem. They will want to take part and socialise. They enjoy what they are doing when they come to us and want to take part in what we offer for them. As they grow up they will want to go to school and have a good education and then go on to get a good job and have a good quality of life.

5 - Achieve economic well-being: not being prevented by economic disadvantage from
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