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Term dates

Term dates for 2022/23


Newsletters

September/October 2022

April/May 2022

February/March 2022

November/December 2021


Policies

Our policies are divided into a number of main areas, each of which has a link below. Most have sub-sections as shown.

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1 - Policy and procedures implementation and review

2 - Health and safety

2.1 Risk assessment
2.2 Group rooms, stair ways and corridors
2.3 Children’s bathrooms changing areas
2.4 Short trips, outings and excursions
2.5 Outdoors
2.6 Maintenance and repairs
2.7 Staff personal safety
2.8 Threats and abuse towards staff and volunteers
2.9 Entrances and approach to the building July 21
2.10 Control of Substances Hazardous to Health
2.11 Manual handling
2.12 Festival (and other) decorations
2.13 Jewellery and hair accessories
2.14 Animals and pets
2.15 Notifiable incident, non-child protection
2.16 Terrorist threat attack and lock-down

3 - Fire safety

3.1 Fire safety procedures

4 - Food safety and nutrition

4.1 Food preparation, storage and purchase
4.2 Food for play and cooking activities
4.3 Packed lunch and Snack
4.4 Meeting dietary requirements

5 - Health

5.1 Accidents and emergency treatment
5.2 Administration of medicine
5.3 Life-saving medication and invasive treatments
5.4 Allergies and food intolerance
5.5 Poorly children
5.6 Oral health

6 - Promoting inclusion, equality and valuing diversity

6.1 Promoting inclusion, equality and valuing diversity

7 - Safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable adults

7.1 Responding to safeguarding or child protection concerns
7.2 Allegations against staff, volunteers or agency staff
7.3 Visitor or intruder on the premises
7.4 Uncollected child
7.5 Missing child
7.6 Incapacitated parent
7.7 Death of a child on-site
7.8 Looked after children
7.9 E-safety
7.10 Key person supervision

8 - Record keeping

8.1 Children’s records and data protection
8.1 Privacy Notice
8.3 Confidentiality, recording and sharing information
8.4 Client access to records
8.5 Transfer of records

9 - Staff, volunteers and students

9.1 Staff deployment
9.2 Deployment of volunteers and parent helpers
9.3 Student placement

10 - Childcare practice

10.1 Waiting list and admissions
10.2 Absence
10.3 Prime times – The role of the key person
10.4 Prime times – Settling in and transitions
10.5 Establishing children’s starting points
10.6 Prime times – arrivals and departures
10.7 Prime times – Snack-times
10.8 Prime times Intimate care and nappy changing
10.10 Identification, assessment and support for children with SEND
10.11 Prime times – Transition to school
10.12 Progress check at age two

11 - Working in partnership with parents and other agencies

11.1 Working in partnership with parents and other agencies
11.2 Complaints procedure for parents and service users

12 - Uniform

13 - Free Entitlement Funding