Policies

Stantonfields Pre-School Policies and Procedure

As a Pre-school we  follow a number of policies to ensure we maintain high standards of care. These policies are updated and reviewed annually following a Review Schedule. We notify our parents of any new policies that are to be implemented or when there are policy updates.  A complete set of these policies is always available in the setting.  If you would like to read any of our policies, please ask a member of staff.

Policies available to read:

1 2 Safeguarding Children, Young People and Vulnerable Adults

10 10 Information Sharing

10 12 Making a Complaint

          1.0 Child Protection

  • 1.1 Children’s Rights and Entitlements
  • 1.2 Safeguarding Children, Young People and Vulnerable Adults
  • 1.2 (a) Recording Form for Safeguarding Concerns
  • 1.2 (b) Safeguarding Case Notes
  • 1.2 (c) Child Safeguarding Diagram
  • 1.2 (d) Child Safeguarding Diagram -Existing Injuries
  • 1.3 Looked After Children
  • 1.4 Uncollected Child
  • 1.5 Missing Child
  • 1.6 Use of Cameras
  • 1.7 Use of Mobile Phones
  • 1.8 Online Safety

2.0 Suitable People

  • 2.1 Employment
  • 2.2 Student Placements
  • 2.3 Recruitment of ex-offenders
  • 2.4 Code of Conduct
  • 2.5 Confidentiality Agreement
  • 2.6 Retirement Policy

3.0 Staff Qualifications, Training, Support and Skills

  • 3.1 Induction of Employees and Volunteers
  • 3.2 First Aid
  • 3.3 Social Networking Policy for staff members, Committee Members, Friends and Volunteers
  • 3.4 Probation Procedure and Report
  • 3.5 Capability Procedure

4.0 Key Person

  • 4.1 The Role of the key person and Settling In

5.0 Staff:Child Ratios

  • 5.1 Staffing

6.0 Health

  • 6.1 Administering Medicines
  • 6.1 (a) Parental agreement for setting to administer medicine
  • 6.1 (b)  Individual Health Care Plan
  • 6.1 (c) Allergies Risk Assessment Form
  • 6.1 (d) Ambulance Request Form
  • 6.2 Managing Children who are Sick, Infectious or with Allergies
  • 6.3 Recording and reporting of Accidents and incidents
  • 6.4 Nappy Changing, Intimate Care and Toileting Procedure
  • 6.4 (a) Spare Change of Clothes Procedure
  • 6.5 Food and Drink
  • 6.6 Food Hygiene
  • 6.7 Basic Kitchen Opening and Closing Checks Template
  • 6.8 Sun Safe Policy
  • 6.8 (a) Sun Screen Application Sheet 

          7.0 Managing Behaviour

  • 7.1 Achieving Positive Behaviour
  • 7.1 (a) Physical Intervention Record
  • 7.2 Achieving Positive Behaviour- Whistle Blowing Policy
  • 7.3 Achieving Positive Behaviour-Anti-Bullying Policy
  • 7.4 Disciplinary Procedure
  • 7.5 Grievances Procedure

8.0 Safety and suitability of premises, environment and equipment

  • 8.1 Health and Safety General Standards
  • 8.1 (a) Sleep Log
  • 8.2 Maintaining Children’s Safety and Security on Premises
  • 8.3 Supervision of Children on Outings and Visits
  • 8.3 (a) Medication Record Card for Outings
  • 8.4 Risk Assessment
  • 8.5 Fire Safety and Emergency Evacuation
  • 8.5 (a) Fire Drill Template
  • 8.6 Animals in the Setting
  • 8.6 (a) Risk Assessment Form, Animal’s Visit
  • 8.7 No Smoking
  • 8.8 Health and Safety Risk Assessment Template
  • 8.9 Fire Safety Risk Assessment Template
  • 8.10 COSHH Risk Assessment Template
  • 8.11 Young People in the Workplace
  • 8.12 Staff Personal Safety, including home visits

9.0 Equal Opportunities

  • 9.1 Valuing Diversity and Promoting Inclusion and Equality
  • 9.2 Supporting Children with SEN
  • 9.3 Social Wellbeing Audit
  • 9.4 Access Audit
  • 9.5 British Values

10.0 Information and records

  • 10.1 Early Years Prospectus
  • 10.2 Admissions
  • 10.3 Registration Form
  • 10.4 Daycare Records
  • 10.5 Parental Involvement
  • 10.6 Children’s Records
  • 10.7 Provider’s Records
  • 10.8 Transfer of Records to School
  • 10.9 Confidentiality and Client Access to Records
  • 10.10 Information Sharing
  • 10.11 Working in Partnership with Other Agencies
  • 10.12 Making a Complaint
  • 10.13 Surplus and Reserve Funds
  • 10.14 Secure Storage, Handling, Use Retention and Disposal of Disclosures and Disclosure Information
  • 10.15 procedure Guidelines For Headcount
  • 10.16 Notifying Ofsted
  • 10.17 How we use Tapestry
  • 10.17 (a) Parent’s Permission for Tapestry
  • 10.17 (b) Use of Pre-school Technology Devices and the Tapestry Programme by Staff Agreement