Policies

Policies are constantly being updated and ratified, the up to date policies are available below:

1. Safeguarding Children

1.1 Childrens rights and entitlements
1.2 Safeguarding Children, young people and vulnerable adults
1.3 Looked after children
1.4 Uncollected Child
1.5 Missing child
1.6 Appropriate Contact
1.7 Acceptable Use

2. Equality of Opportunity

2.1 Valuing diversity and promoting inclusion and equality
2.2 Supporting children with SEN
2.3 Promoting positive behaviour
2.4 Prevent Duty

3. Promoting Health and Hygiene

3.1 Administering medicines
3.2 Managing children with allergies or who are sick or infectious
3.3 Recording and reporting of accidents and incidents
3.4 Nappy changing
3.5 Food and Drink
3.6 Food hygiene
3.7 First Aid
3.8 Sun Protection Policy

4. Safety and suitability of Premises, Environment and Equipment

4.1 Health and safety general standards
4.2 Maintaining children’s safety and security on premises
4.3 Supervision of children on outings and trips
4.4 Risk assessment
4.5 Fire safety and emergency evacuation
4.6 Animals in the setting
4.7 No smoking

5. Suitable People and Staffing

5.1 Employment and staffing
5.2 Staff ratios
5.3 Induction of staff, volunteers and managers
5.4 Recruitment of ex offenders
5.5 Retirement policy
5.6 Student placements
5.7 Volunteers

6. Childcare Practice and Partnership

6.1 The role of the key person and settling in
6.2 Parental involvement
6.3 Working in partnership with other agencies

7. Documentation and Record Keeping

7.1 Admissions Policy
7.2 Childrens records
7.3 Provider records
7.4 Secure Storage, Handling, Use, Retention & disposal of disclosure and disclosure information
7.5 Transfer of records to school
7.6 Confidentiality and client access to records
7.7 Information sharing
7.8 Making a complaint
7.9 Whistleblowing Policy
7.10 Privacy Notice

8. Charging

8.1 Charging Policy
8.2 Reserve Policy
8.3 Conflict of interest
8.4 Financial Hardship Policy