Unit 10 Assignment 4.2

4.2 - Describe how laws and codes of practice promote pupil well-being and achievement

1 - Children Act 2004 & 2006:
This act promotes pupils wellbeing by using the Every Child Matters framework, to address the issues of care, welfare and discipline of pupils in schools with agencies like, Social Services and the Dfe. It introduced Sure Start Children’s Centres, to help early intervention for children who may need extra support and this act establishes that child must come first in terms of their safety and well being.   It also aims to help children achieve the five outcomes; be healthy – by giving pupils fruit, having healthy school dinners, doing PE sessions twice a week and

2 - Health and Safety at Work Act 1974:
By following this act, pupils well-being is being promoted by, reporting an accident or injuries to the parents, guardian or carer, so they are aware of what has a cured and to stop the injury from becoming more serious. Parental consent forms, are used to make parents conscious of any risks, to their child's well-being on a school trip. Other benefits to well-being, are that children learn to understand the risks of everyday life and to use their own common sense to avoid them.
The one-off consent form, helps to promote achievement by allowing children, to go on all school trips and thus learn, new and interesting things. This act also making a safer environment, for pupils to experience lots more fun and physical activates, safely.

3- Disability Discrimination Act – DDA 1995/ 2005
This act helps children with physical and learning difficulties, to be part of mainstream education, to learn and interact with normal children of the same age. This promotes the child's well-being, by allowing them to actively participate in all the schools, everyday physical and mental activates.