OUR policies

1. CHILD PROTECTION
1.1 – Safeguarding Children and Child Protection  (Sept)
1.2 – Looked after Children  (July)
1.3 – Uncollected Children  (July)
1.4 – Missing Children  (May)
1.5 – Online Safety (Including Mobile Phones & Cameras)  (July)
1.6 – Social Networking  (May)
1.7 – Prevent (Nov)

2. SUITABLE PEOPLE
2.1 – Safer Recruitment  (Nov)
2.2 – Student Placement & Volunteers  (Nov)

3. STAFF
3.1 – Induction of employed staff, students and volunteers  (Nov)
3.2 – Staff Supervision  (May)
3.3 – Staff Disciplinary  (Nov)
3.4 – Staff Grievances  (Nov)
3.5 – Whistleblowing  (Nov)
3.6 – Babysitting  (May)

4. KEY PERSON
4.1 – The Role of the Key Person and settling-in  (June)

5. STAFF: CHILD RATIO
5.1 – Staffing – Group Provision  (July)

6. HEALTH
6.1 – Administering Medicine  (Nov)
6.2 – Managing Children who are sick, infectious or have allergies  (Nov)
6.3 – Recording and reporting accidents & incidents  (July)
6.4 – Nappy Changing  (June)
6.5 – Personal Care  (May)
6.6 – Physical Contact: Touch  (May)
6.7 – Food and Drink  (June)
6.8 – Food Hygiene  (April)
6.9 – First Aid  (Nov)
6.10 – Sun Protection  (April)

7. MANAGING BEHAVIOUR
7.1 – Managing and promoting positive behaviour  (April)

8. SAFETY & SUITABILITY OF PREMISES, ENVIRONMENT & EQUIPMENT
8.1 – Health and Safety (General Standards)  (Nov)
8.2 – Maintaining Children’s safety and security on the premises  (May)
8.3 – Supervision of children on outings and visits  (Nov)
8.4 – Risk Assessment  (June)
8.5 – Fire Safety and Emergency Evacuation  (Nov)
8.6 – Animals in the Setting  (June)
8.7 – No Smoking  (June)
8.8 – Emergency Closure  (July)

9. EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES
9.1 – Valuing Diversity and Promoting Equality  (Nov)
9.2 – Supporting Children with Special Educational Needs  (July)

10. INFORMATION & RECORDS
10.1 – Early Years Prospectus
10.2 – Admissions  (Sept)
10.3 – Application to join
10.4 – Registration Form
10.5 – Parent Partnership  (June)
10.6 – Children’s Records  (July)
10.7 – Provider’s Records  (Nov)
10.8 – Transfer of Records to School  (Nov)
10.9 – Confidentiality and client access to records  (Jan)
10.10 – Information Sharing  (Nov)
10.11 – Working in partnership with other agencies  (July)
10.12 – Making a complaint  (Nov)
10.13 – Childcare Terms and Conditions
10.14 – Notification of Leaving
10.15 – Charging  (Sept)
10.16 – Transitions  (May)

TEACHING, LEARNING AND ASSESSMENT
11.0 – How we plan for learning and development  (April)
11.1 – Home Learning Strategy  (Sept)
11.2 – Progress Monitoring  (Sept)