XXXXXX Company is committed to safeguarding the welfare of the children we work with and has established the following code of practice
All staff are given clear established roles for their education work
All existing staff and freelancers used by the company are police checked to ensure that no one has a conviction for criminal offences against children
When working in schools, all workshops are conducted in the presence of a teacher
XXXXX Company teaches in teams of at least two people, unless a relationship is already established with a group, in which case an individual may work alone.
Children are always supervised at all times during projects, including lunch breaks and travel to and from the venue.
XXXXXXX Technical Director, or in their absence the company workshop leaders, will be responsible for ensuring health and safety requirements are met in the working environment.
Workshop leaders must find out about special needs of children before the workshop commences.
Full evaluations are carried out after all workshops, completed by teachers/staff members, to ensure that any problems are aired and are addressed in the future.