Essay about Nvq 3 Teaching Assistant

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ASSIGNMENT UNIT 333 1) Legislations in Safeguarding Young Children:- The Children Act 2004 United Nations Conventions on the Rights of the Children Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups Act 2006 Human Rights Act 1998 Domestic Violence, Crime and Victims Act 2004 (causing or allowing the death of a child or vulnerable adult). Sexual Offences Act 2003 Policy Safeguarding Young Children:- Safeguarding Policy Anti Bullying Policy Health and Safety Policy As an adult working within a school environment you have a duty to the young children you are looking after to be vigilant in understanding their patterns of behaviour. Always be approachable and understanding to any concern a child may have no matter how big or small. Safeguarding…show more content…
They have a little rhyme in reception to encourage this process. Children who have colds and coughs in school are encouraged to catch it and bin it, which is a concept the children have taken to very well. If a child is ill at school, sickness, upset stomach they will have to be sent home and will not be able to return to school for 48 hours. There are special bins and bags that have to be used when cleaning up any bodily fluids or first aid waste. Latex gloves should always be used. First Aid There are a number of people able to administer first aid on the school premises. There is an appointed person who oversees restocking of first aid boxes, ordering of supplies, filing data from the accident record book, storing of toxic substances and arranging further training and refresher courses. First aid boxes are located around the school and medicines are stored in the staff room under lock and key. Each child who suffers with asthma or who has a serious allergy keeps their own inhaler and a spare one for each child must be kept in school, epipens are stored in the staff room again under lock and key. Photographs and care plans are in place for each child with serious allergies and asthma and these are kept in the staff room. Fire Alarm Each week the alarm is tested and the whole school are aware of this and know when it will be
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