3.3 Contribute to Drawing Up Own Personal Development Plan

MU 2.8 Contribution to the support of the positive environments for children and young people
1.2 The required regulations
A positive environment for children and young people must be a safe place to work in, so a number of legal health and safety requirements are in place. Whatever the setting, policies and procedures guide the working practice of the staff and ensure the requirement are carried. All settings that have under 16 year olds on site for more than two hours a day are likely to be inspected by Ofsted and will have to meet certain requirements. These are detailed in Ofsted National Natandards. These are some examples:
Heating
?  * Temperature at 15-18 degrees or 20-22 degrees for babies

MU 2.8 Contribution to the support of the positive environments for children and young people
1.2 The required regulations
A positive environment for children and young people must be a safe place to work in, so a number of legal health and safety requirements are in place. Whatever the setting, policies and procedures guide the working practice of the staff and ensure the requirement are carried. All settings that have under 16 year olds on site for more than two hours a day are likely to be inspected by Ofsted and will have to meet certain requirements. These are detailed in Ofsted National Natandards. These are some examples:
Heating
?  * Temperature at 15-18 degrees or 20-22 degrees for babies

?  * Fireguards in front of fires
?  * Radiators and pipes covered
?  * Smoke alarms and emergency equipment available.
lighting and electricity

?  * All areas well lit for full visibility
?  * Current breakers for all electrical equipment
?  * Plugs covered

Ventilation
?  * Window opens when nesscesery to circulate air so that there are no draughts

Themes and principles of the EYFS

Theme: A Unique Child

Principle: Every child is a competent learner from birth who can be resilient, capable, confident and self-assured.
Commitments: Child Development, Inclusive Practice, Keeping Safe, Health and Well-being

?  * Fireguards in front of fires
?  * Radiators and pipes covered
?  * Smoke alarms and emergency equipment available.
lighting and electricity

?  * All areas well lit for full visibility
?  * Current breakers for all electrical equipment
?  * Plugs covered

Ventilation
?  * Window opens when nesscesery to circulate air so that there are no draughts

Themes and principles of the EYFS

Theme: A Unique Child

Principle: Every child is a competent learner from birth who can be resilient, capable, confident and self-assured.
Commitments: Child Development, Inclusive Practice, Keeping Safe, Health and Well-being

Theme: Positive Relationships

Principle: Children learn to be strong and independent from a base of loving and secure relationships with parents and/or a key person.

Commitments: Respecting Each Other, Parents as Partners, Supporting Learners, Key Person

Theme: Enabling Environments

Principle: The environment plays a key role in supporting and extending children??™s development and learning.

Commitments: Observation, Assessment and Planning, Supporting Every Child, The Learning Environment, The Wider Context.

Theme: Learning and Development

Principle: Children develop and learn in different ways and at different rates and all areas of Learning and Development are equally important and interconnected.

Commitments: Play and Exploration, Active Learning, Creativity and Critical Thinking, Areas of Learning and Development. ness Here

Theme: Positive Relationships

Principle: Children learn to be strong and independent from a base of loving and secure relationships with parents and/or a key person.

Commitments: Respecting Each Other, Parents as Partners, Supporting Learners, Key Person

Theme: Enabling Environments

Principle: The environment plays a key role in supporting and extending children??™s development and learning.

Commitments: Observation, Assessment and Planning, Supporting Every Child, The Learning Environment, The Wider Context.

Theme: Learning and Development

Principle: Children develop and learn in different ways and at different rates and all areas of Learning and Development are equally important and interconnected.

Commitments: Play and Exploration, Active Learning, Creativity and Critical Thinking, Areas of Learning and Development. ness Here

1.1 The requirement for a positive environment.

Children and young people thrive in positive surroundings. They need to feel welcome, safe and stimulated in an environment that supports their learning and development
* A positive environment is somewhere that is welcoming, reassuring, safe and healthy; it is one in which children/young people can learn and develop.
* A positive environment helps children and young people to become independent, to have the confidence to learn new skills and to feel a sense of belonging.
* A positive environment should provide for the physical, intellectual, language, emotional and social needs of the child or young person.

What is a positive environment
* that is safe and hygienic
* where there is no discrimination
* where young children and young people are cared for by people who have a caring attitude and approach
* where children and young people are stimulated
* where there is equality of opportunity
* where there are activities and opportunities for play
* where individual needs are met.

1.1 The requirement for a positive environment.

Children and young people thrive in positive surroundings. They need to feel welcome, safe and stimulated in an environment that supports their learning and development
* A positive environment is somewhere that is welcoming, reassuring, safe and healthy; it is one in which children/young people can learn and develop.
* A positive environment helps children and young people to become independent, to have the confidence to learn new skills and to feel a sense of belonging.
* A positive environment should provide for the physical, intellectual, language, emotional and social needs of the child or young person.

What is a positive environment
* that is safe and hygienic
* where there is no discrimination
* where young children and young people are cared for by people who have a caring attitude and approach
* where children and young people are stimulated
* where there is equality of opportunity
* where there are activities and opportunities for play
* where individual needs are met.

MU 2.8 Contribute to the support of positive environments for children and young people
MU 2.8 Contribute to the support of positive environments for children and young people

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