Policies and Procedures
Young Persons Opportunities Project Policies
The following policies have been developed to ensure that we follow a rigid and robust framework for compliance and accountability. Thus ensuring; the health, safety and security of all students and staff and the fair operation of the project as a training provider and employer. Our expectations define Young Persons Opportunities Project in regards to student and employee behaviour and responsibilities, academic affairs and governance, and procedures and sanctions for resolving complaints.
Equal Opportunities Policy
The purpose of this policy - To outline Young Persons Opportunities Project commitment to promoting equality of opportunity in the management and organisation of the project, including employment, admissions and the provision of training.
Complaints and Procedure Policy
The purpose of this policy - Young Persons Opportunities Project aims to deal with any concerns or complaints raised by students or parents, openly and honestly, aiming to resolve them fairly and taking the appropriate action, promptly and effectively.
ICT Acceptable Use Policy
The purpose of this policy - Young Persons Opportunites Project invests in IT provision and it requires the system to be used responsibly ensuring that only safe and appropriate sites are accessed.
Discipline And Exclusion Policy
The purpose of this policy - Young Persons Opportunities Project expectations for student behaviour and how it deals with unacceptable behaviour. The project rules and procedures and how it handles issues that could lead to potential exclusion from the project.
Health and Safety Policy
The purpose of this policy - Young Persons Opportunities Project has a rigorous and professional approach to its responsibility for health and safety. This policy outlines how we implement this.
Off-site Activities and Visits Policy
The purpose of this policy - This file brings together a range of documents which all relate to making trips away from YPOP safe and enjoyable.
Child Protection Policy
The purpose of this policy - Young Persons Opportunities Project is committed to providing a safe and secure environment for all students, staff and visitors. The project has a designated safeguarding officer who is responsible for monitoring, reviewing and reporting any potential safeguard issues or incidents, complying with statutory guidelines as set out in SIO of the children's act 2004.
YPOP is committed to providing a caring and safe environment for all students so that they can learn in a secure atmosphere. Bullying of any kind is unacceptable in our project. If bullying does occur, all students should feel able to tell someone and know that incidents will be dealt with promptly and effectively.
Extremism and Radicalisation Policy
The Extremism and Radicalisation Policy sets out our beliefs, strategies and procedures to protect vulnerable individuals from being radicalised or exposed to extremist views, by identifying who they are and promptly providing them with support. This Preventing Extremism and Radicalisation Safeguarding Policy is one element within our overall project arrangements to safeguard and promote the welfare of all children and students in line with our statutory duties set out at s157 of the Education Act 2002.
All policies and guidelines are available from the Project office on request.