Policies and Procedures

Our policies and procedures help us to ensure that the service we provide is of exceptional quality, and that being a member of our nursery is an enjoyable experience for each child and their parents/carers.

The staff and management committee work together to adopt the policies and procedures and all have an opportunity to take part in the annual review to ensure the nursery maintains a quality service for its its members and the community.

Policies and Procedures in place are as follows

Safeguarding Children - Safeguarding children and child protection; Looked after children; Confidentiality and client access to records; Information sharing; Uncollected child; Missing child; Supervision of children on outings and visits; Maintaining childrens' safety and security on the premises; Making a complaint; Use of images; No mobile phones

Equality of Opportunity - Valuing diversity and promoting equality; Supporting children with special educational needs; Achieving positive behaviour

Promoting Health & Hygiene - Animals in the setting; Administering medicines; Managing children with allergies, or who are sick or infectious; Nappy changing; No-smoking; Food and drink; First aid; Outside play

Employment - Employment and staffing; Induction of staff, volunteers and managers; Student placements.

Health & Safety - Health & safety; Risk assessments; Fire safety and emergency evacuation; Food hygiene.

Organisation - Admissions

Childcare Practice - The role of the key person in the setting and settling-in.

Partnership - Parental involvement, Working in partnership with other agencies.