Policies

Our policies and procedures are reviewed annually as a minimum and are updated as we become aware of practice updates and changes. Signed copies are available at the setting

Section 1.0 - Child Protection
1.1 Children's Rights and Entitlements
1.2 Safeguarding Children and Child Protection
1.3 Looked After Children
1.4 Uncollected Child
1.5 Missing Child
1.6 Use of Mobile Phones and Cameras

1.7 Support and Supervision

1.8 Physical Handling

Section 2.0 - Suitable People
2.1 Employment
2.2 Student Placements

Section 3.0 - Staff Qualifications, Training, Support & Skills
3.1 Induction of Employees and Volunteers
3.2 First Aid


Section 4.0 - Key Person
4.1 The Role of the Key Person and Settling In

Section 5.0 - Staff:Child Ratios
5.1 Staffing


Section 6.0 - Health
6.1 Administering Medicines
6.2 Managing Children who are Sick, Infectious or with Allergies
6.3 Recording and Reporting of Accidents and Incidents
6.4 Nappy Changing
6.5 Food and Drink
6.6 Food Hygiene 
6.7 Basic Kitchen Opening and Closing Checks Template
6.8 Individual Health Plan
6.9 Sun Protection

6.10 Critical Incident

Section 7.0 - Managing Behaviour
7.1 Promoting Positive Behaviour

Section 8.0 - Safety and Suitability of Premises, Environment and Equipment
8.1 Health and Safety General Standards
8.2 Maintaining Childrens Safety and Security on Premises 
8.3 Supervision of Children on Outings and Visits
8.4 Risk Assessment 
8.5 Fire Safety and Emergency Evacuation
8.6 Animals in the Setting
8.7 No Smoking
8.8 Health and Safety Risk Assessment Template
8.9 Fire Safety Risk Assessment Template

Section 9.0 - Equal Opportunities
9.1 Valuing Diversity and Promoting Equality
9.2 Supporting Children with Special Educational Needs

9.3 Social Wellbeing Audit
9.4 Access Audit

Section 10.0 - Information and Records
10.1 Early Years Prospectus
10.2 Admissions
10.3 Application to Join
10.4 Registration Form
10.5 Parental Involvement
10.6 Childrens Records
10.7 Providers Records
10.8 Transfer of Records to School
10.9 Confidentiality and Client Access to Records
10.10 Information Sharing
10.11 Working in Partnership with Other Agencies
10.12 Making a Complaint

10.13 Childcare Terms and Conditions

10.14 Notification of Leaving Form

10.15 Schedule of fees
10.16 Whistle Blowing Policy