Session 5
dictionary:

After you have completed session 5, you should be able to:

  • Discuss the legal and statutory requirements which must be followed in order to keep children safe. Consider the factors that affect development in children.
  • Identify hazards in the healthcare setting.
  • Consider your role in keeping children safe.
(0) glossary >

Glossary for Session 6           some difficult words from today’s session

 

word

definition

example

1

Stimulating

Encouraging or to make a person interested.

There are lots of toys and games that the children find stimulating.

2

Preferred

  Lot one thing or person better than another.

His name is Samantha but she preferred to be called Sam.

3

Breach of confidentiality

Breach- Breaking or failing to observe an agreement.
 

The information that the teacher had been given was confidential so when the information was passed on to another person it was a breach of confidentiality.

4

Exception

A person or thing that is excluded from a general statement or does not follow a rule:

The childminder doesn’t usually work on a Saturday but she made an exception when I was ill and took my son on Saturday.

5

Premature conclusions

Premature – earlier that expected.
Conclusion- the end or finish of an event, process, or text:

She had not heard all the details about the situation but she made a decision about what to do, this is a premature conclusion.

6

Gender

Being a male of female.

The girl’s school is single gender - all female.

7

Stereotyping

An idea of a particular type of person or thing .

You must not assume that all boys like football and girls like cooking as this is stereotyping.

8

Reconstituted

Built from different parts.

The family has children from each parent from a previous relationship, the family is reconstituted.

9

Nomadic

Living in different places- wandering around.

The family doesn’t have a permanent home but move from place to place so they are nomadic.

10

Extended

Made larger.

When the children got married and brought their partners to live in the house the family became extended.

11

Communal

Used by several people or all the community.

The phone in the office is communal.

12

Vital

Most important.

It is vital to inform the nursery if you will be late to collect your child.

13

Dynamic

Full of energy and ideas.

The new nursery worker is very dynamic.

14

Vibrant

Full of energy and life- very colourful. 

The new classrooms were very vibrant.

15

Jot down

Jot- to write something quickly.

He jotted down the telephone number.

16

Accurate and legible

Accurate – without mistakes.
Legible – writing or print that is clear enough to read.

When you write reports they need to be accurate and legible.

17

capacity

The must something can contain.

The class at maximum capacity when there are 10 children.

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practitioners

A person who is working at a particular profession.

All the staff in the nursery are good practitioners.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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(2) keeping children safe >
(3) what is health & safety >
(4) welfare requirements >
(5) preventing hazards video >
(6) spot the hazards >
(7) risk and safety crossword >
(8) safety marks and safety signs >
(9) health and safety poster >
(10) preventing accidents >
(11) spell >
(12) word wall >
(13) evaluation >
 
Stephen Woulds Sep 2010 Leeds City College.

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