Ethos Values And Aims

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Ethos, values, missions and aims are to do with pupils and their achievements, strategies and outside community links. Ethos forms the character of the school by contributing their values and beliefs, the development would be created by the the parents, staff and community representatives. The mission in a school is based on the overall intention including the vision or aims of the school, the aim of the school is a basic statement which sums up what the schools goal is. Values are based upon behaviour and attitudes of pupils, linking to the community showing the moral codes. Ethos, mission, aims and values link together to provide working practices such as children-centred learning, attitudes of staff and pupils, inclusive environment, community …show more content…

The data protection act 1998, this means the school has to keep all the information about the child and parent confidential. It needs to be ensured the information does not leave the school for example, on a computer it should have a secure password and paper based should be locked away safely. The UN convention on rights of the child 1989 has 7 articles in which schools have to follow in the UK, if they are not followed the school is breaking the law. The educational act 2002 , this is based on the schools policies, protocols and other ways of doing things in a school. It is important how a school is staffed and governed. Also,the children act 2004 and childcare act 2006. This act covers many things in a school such as, improving the well being of young children, adequate childcare, providing information, trained teachers and EYFS. The freedom of information act 2002 was made to ensure accountability and transparency in public sectors organisations. The human rights act 1998 allows people to have their own say and opinion, as long as others are involved. The special educational needs(SENS) Code of practice 2001 allows children with special needs to be able to go to mainstream schools if they want to. The equality act ensures that everybody is treated equally without any difference which cold depend on things such as race or gender.
Question: Question 9
Answer: The data protection act 1998 ensures information is not given out to anyone without having authorisation. If someone is asking for information about a child and you are not sure if you are allowed to share with them, it is important you do not share with them just in case. Even when a child days you are allowed to share information it is important to ask the parent or carer as the

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