Tda 36.1 Sstls

Task 1

Use the table provided for you in the Reading section of this lesson, and the internet to research the different equalities legislation that applies to your work with children, young people and families.

Check with your tutor that you have covered all the major pieces of legislation in your research

On the following pages you will find a table. Complete the table to show how you apply the legislation in your setting, who might be difficult to reach and what the impact for children and young people may be if compliance is not achieved.

The first line has been filled in for you as an example. Continue on a separate sheet if you need to.

Protecting and promoting the rights of the child at my setting
Equalities legislation How my school complies Who might be difficult to reach? The effects of inequality upon children’s well-being if compliance is not achieved.

The child has a right to free expression – A right from the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child
Opportunities are given at circle time for children to express their own views that are listened to and responded to.

The children help to arrange the layout of the room and have a say in how displays are put together.

Show and tell is encouraged.

Children’s creativity is valued and we do not impose our views on how they should produce a piece of art, music or dance.

Children with speech problems

Children for whom English is a second language.
The views of the children could be ignored and their needs and requests will not be met.

Other children may get the impression that adults do not consider the views of children to be important.


The children have a say in what they physically want to do.

We encourage self-worth by encouraging independent learning at all levels.

We involve the child in all activities inside the class room & out as long as it is reasonably practical &...