Essay on Support Children and Young People`S Health

599 WordsOct 2, 20113 Pages
1.4 Explain how current health and safety legislation,policies and procedures are implemented in own work setting or service. A schools Health and safety policy should conform to the requirements contained in the Health & Safety at Work etc. Act 1974. Specifically the policy should contain :- a) a General Statement of commitment to H&S, signed by Head/Chair of Governors or indicating that it has been endorsed by the committee of the Governing Body which has responsibility for H&S; b) details of individual responsibilities for H&S, under a heading of Organisation, together with a diagrammatic representation of reporting lines; and c) the Arrangements in place to ensure safety. This section is subdivided into two, General…show more content…
It is important that this policy is constantly being applied to ensure full safety of the pupils, this is why all staff MUST be familiar with this policy. Code of conduct Is a set of rules/guidelines for the pupils so they understand how they should behave and what is expected of them. It is important that the children are reminded of the code of conduct so that it becomes their routine and they fully understand it. It is essential that positive behaviour is always promoted, praised and used as children notice when adults behaviour is out of character, if positive and professional behaviour is continually used it is more likely that the pupils will also behave in that way. Rewards and sanctions Although good behaviour is encouraged in schools, children will still behave inappropriate at times. Consequences for bad behaviour • Name on the board (sad face) • Miss time out from golden time, break or lunch play. • Be sent to the head of year/deputy head • Be sent to the head teacher and a meeting arranged with parents. Good behaviour • Full golden time awarded • Raffle tickets gained • Star of the day • Extra time to choose activities • Certificates in Friday assembly All staff can given certain rewards/sanctions however some may be given by a certain member of staff for example, if you behave well you may be chosen to put your name on the
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