Flashcards in Right and Responsibilities 2 Deck (10):
What are 'social services' or 'children's services' and what do they do?
• Try to keep the family unit together, working with the family and the children to give them the support that they need.
• A legal duty to investigate and decide appropriate action if it suspects that a child is not receiving the care that is expected from a parent or is likely to cause significant harm.
What happens when parents fail in their responsibilities?
Local authority may step in
What legal duty to married couples have?
Duty to care, support and protect each other.
Look after each other
Give an example of a legal parental right to do with their child's education
A right to expect free education for their child from 5 to 16
Give an example of a legal parental responsibility to do with child's education
• Making decision about their schooling
• Have to make sure their children at tend school until they are 16
GIve an example of legal right a school has
To insist that pupils wear uniform if it is reasonable and does not discriminate on grounds of sex or race
Give an example of a legal responsibility a school has
To provide pupils with religious and sex education
Give an example of a pupil's responsibility at school
Respect other people, both pupils and teachers
Give an example of a teacher's legal right at school
Have a safe working environment