Summarise the Policies and Procedures Schools May Have

POLICIES FOR STAFF are put in place to protect the staffs’ welfare and their rights within a school setting and to support staff in their management of situations they may be involved in. Every policy should outline its aims, purpose and responsibilities the staff will have.
Examples of policies staff may have relating to;
Anti bullying policy: will outline what a particular school will do to prevent and tackle bullying.
How the school will discuss, monitor and deal with bullying. All parents/carers should receive this policy when their child enrols at the school.
Whistle blowing policy: will provide avenues for staff to raise genuine concerns about other members of staff and will allow a member of staff to take the matter further if   they dissatisfied with the governing body or local authorities response. The policy will also assure staff of the steps that will be taken to protect themselves from reprisals in whistle blowing real worries.
Discipline policy: which will show that the school will encourage positive behaviour which will enhance opportunities for children to learn and develop, and establish acceptable patterns of behaviour that will encourage a sense of responsibility towards others.
Child protection policy: will consist of key elements in protecting children and young people, these elements being:
To ensure that the appropriate steps will be taken in checking the suitability of staff and volunteers who work with children and young people in a school environment.
Raise awareness of child protection issues and providing children with the skills and knowledge they require to keep themselves safe.
Develop and apply procedures to identify and report cases, or suspected cases of abuse.
Support victims of abuse in accordance with their arranged child protection plan.
Establish safe surroundings in which children and young people can learn and develop to the best of their ability.