Evaluate how the policies and procedures of the setting support children and young people to:
a. Feel safe
b. Make a positive contribution
c. Develop social and emotional skills
d. Understand expectations and limits
As part of the Every Child Matters (ECM) program, Feltham hill Infants School takes a whole school approach in implementing the 5 National Outcomes of this agenda. 2 of the outcomes were; Feel Safe and Make a Positive Contribution.
Feel safe: Feltham hill Infants School guarantees that every child attending the school feels secure and protected in the school setting and that they accomplish high standards of behaviour. Every child will feel safe from bullying and discrimination, any child with a worry or problem is encouraged to talk it through with someone who they trust, parents also have the right to know that their child is being well looked after and Feltham hill Infants have an ‘Open door policy’ where any parent who has concerns are able to meet with the Head teacher to talk through any worries or anxieties that they may be experiencing.
Make a Positive Contribution: Feltham hill Infants ensures that the views of the children attending the school are reflected in the curriculum planning and teaching. Parents are expected to support the school in encouraging their children to develop positive behaviour and relationships by having the confidence to deal with everyday challenges. Children are commended on their contribution to the school by receiving a ‘star of the week’ award or ‘head teacher’s award’. Children are also awarded with stickers in class if they have worked well; by doing this it gives the children a sense of achievement and makes them feel like they are contributing to the school.
Develop Social and Emotional Skills: It is essential that children’s social and emotional skills are developed and taught as early as possible in order to give them the best chance of developing a healthy, emotional...