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Policies & Procedures

Your child's welfare is our primary concern - our staff do all they can to safeguard and promote children's welfare and wellbeing. Maintenance of records, policies and procedures is a vital component of ensuring safe and efficient management of the Pre-School setting, and to meet the needs of the children. We ask all parents to support us in this regarding by ensuring all information on your child is up to date, including consent forms, medical care and safeguarding. 

Below is an index of our policies. Please familiarise yourself with the key policies which are available here to view by clicking the buttons below and signed copies of all the policies are available for Parents to view at all times at Pre-School:

Section 1 

Child Protection

  • Children’s rights and entitlements

  • Safeguarding

  • Early Years Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy (Updated September 2023)

  • Looked after Children

  • Uncollected child/Late Collection Policy

  • Missing child

  • Online safety

Section 2 

Suitable People

  • Employment

  • Student Placements

Section 3 

Staff – Including Qualification, Training support and Skills

  • Induction of staff and volunteers

  • Staff compliance with the Code of Conduct

  • Staff Supervision

  • Staffing

  • Disciplinary 

  • Grievance

  • Whistle Blowing Policy

  • Overtime

  • Staff Personal safety including home visits

  • Privacy Notice for Staff

Section 4

Information sharing and Professional Practice

  • Key Person and Settling in

  • Supporting Children with Special Educational Needs

  • Admissions

  • Notification of Leaving

  • Working in Partnerships with other agencies

  • Terms and Conditions for Parents/Carers

  • Information sharing

  • Confidentiality and Client Access to records

  • Transfer of records to school

  • Valuing Diversity and Promoting Equality and Inclusion

  • Provider records

  • Children’s records

  • Making a complaint

  • Parental Involvement


Section 5 

Health and Safety

  • Fire Safety and Emergency Evacuation (inc H&S risk assessment template)

  • No Smoking

  • Health and Safety General Standards

  • Maintaining Children’s Safety and Security in the Premises

  • Animals in the Setting

  • Reporting and Recording of Incidents and Accidents

  • Supervision of Children on outings and visits

  • Risk Assessment

Section 6 

Health and Behaviour

  • First Aid

  • Nappy Changing

  • Individual Health Plans

  • Promoting Positive Behaviour

  • Food and Drink

  • Administering Medicines

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