Policies and procedures


All of our Policies and Procedures are available to view at the Pre-School. If you would like to arrange to visit or request a copy of these please contact us.


Policy Summary in line with revised EYFS 2017 & GDPR 2018



All policies have been reviewed in accordance with the ‘Education Inspection Framework’ (EIF) & ‘The Early Years Inspection Framework’, which came in to effect in September 2019.


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 Attendance Monitoring


2.0 Suitable People

2.1 Employment

2.2 Students and apprentices

2.3 Code of conduct & e-safety


3.0 Staff Qualifications, Training, Support and Skills

3.1 Induction of Staff, Volunteers and Managers

3.2 First Aid


4.0 Key Person

4.1 The role of the Key Person, Settling In and the progress check at age 2

4.2 EYFS Progress check at two


5.0 Staff: Child Ratios

5.1 Staffing


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


7.0 Managing Behaviour

7.1 Achieving positive Behaviour


8.0 Safety and suitability of premises, environment and equipment

8.1 Health and Safety General Standards

8.2 Maintaining Children’s Safety and Security on Premises

8.3 Supervision of Children on Outings & Visits

8.4 Risk Assessment

8.5 Fire Safety and Emergency Evacuation

8.6 Animals in the Setting

8.7 No Smoking

8.8 Lockdown


9.0 Equal Opportunities

9.1 Valuing Diversity and Promoting Equality

9.2 The Prevent Duty & Promoting British Values

9.3 Supporting Children with Special Educational Needs

9.4 SEND Early Years Offer


10.0 Information and records

10.1 Admissions

10.2 Parental Involvement

10.3 Children’s Records

10.4 Provider’s Records

10.5 Transfer of Records to School

10.6 Confidentiality and Client Access to Records

10.7 Information Sharing

10.8 Working in Partnership with Other Agencies

10.9 Making a Complaint


11.0 Misc.

11.1 Transitions and Continuity

11.2 Disciplinary Procedure

11.3 Dignity at Work