Cypop 5 Task 1

Eleanor Marsh
24th May 2015
Task Number 1

The Children’s Act 2004
The Children Act 2004 is the basis for how social services and other agencies deal with issues relating to children.   The guidelines are there so that everyone who is involved with looking after children, whether it be at school or home, know how that children should be cared for in the eyes of the law
United Nations The Convention of a Child
The Convention of a Child is a way of ensuring that all children have the same rights. It says that the UN would do everything they can “to protect and promote their rights to survive and thrive, to learn and grow, to make their voices heard and to reach their full potential.”   This means that all children have the right to food, education, shelter and play.
The Childcare Act 2006
The Childcare Act 2006 is the first act ever concerned with childcare. It sets out the duty local authorities have when it comes to childcare providers.
Food Safety Regulation
The Food Standards Act 1989 is there to protect public health and help ensure that regulations relating to food providers are clear and not excessive
Data Protection Act 1998
This act prevents confidential and personal information being passed on without a person’s consent. For children consent must be obtained from their parents
Equality Act 2010
The aim of the act was to protect the rights of individuals and promote a fairer and equal society. The act bought together older legislation under one new heading.
Working together to safeguard children
This document says how organisations and individuals should work together to safeguard and promote the welfare of children in accordance with the Children’s act 2004
Health and Safety Regulations
The Health And Safety at Work Act 1974 is a piece of legislation covering workplace health and safety. The Health and Safety Executive is responsible for enforcing the legislation.

The Office For Standards in Education is a government...