Our policies and procedures

Find out more information on our policies and procedures by clicking on the links below:

Child protection

pdf 1.1 Children’s rights and entitlements
pdf 1.2 Safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable adults
pdf 1.3 Looked after children
pdf 1.4 Uncollected child
pdf 1.5 Missing child
pdf 1.6 Use of mobile phones and cameras

Suitable people

pdf 2.1 Employment
pdf 2.2 Student placements

Staff qualifications

pdf 3.1 Induction of employees and volunteers
pdf 3.2 First aid

Key person

pdf 4.1 The role of the key person and settling-in

Staff:child ratios

pdf 5.1 Staffing


pdf 6.1 Administering medicines
pdf 6.2 Managing children who are sick, infectious, or with allergies
pdf 6.3 Recording and reporting of accidents and incidents
pdf 6.4 Nappy changing
pdf 6.5 Food and drink
pdf 6.6 Food hygiene
pdf 6.7 Individual Health Plan
pdf 6.8 Local Health Provision
pdf 6.9 Integrated Two Year Old Health and Education Review
pdf Emergency medical procedures

Managing behaviour

pdf 7.1 Promoting positive behaviour

Safety and suitability of premises

pdf 8.1 Health and safety general standards
pdf 8.2 Maintaining children’s safety and security on premises
pdf 8.3 Supervision of children on outings and visits
pdf 8.4 Risk assessment
pdf 8.5 Fire Safety and Risk Assessment and Emergency evacuation
pdf 8.7 No-smoking
pdf 8.8 Health & safety risk assessment template

Equal opportunities

pdf 9.1 Valuing diversity and promoting equality
pdf 9.2 Supporting children with special educational needs
pdf 9.3 Social wellbeing audit

Information & records

pdf 10.2 Admissions
pdf 10.3 Parental involvement
pdf 10.4 Children’s records
pdf 10.5 Provider records
pdf 10.6 Transfer of records to school
pdf 10.7 Confidentiality and client access to records
pdf 10.8 Information sharing
pdf 10.9 Working in partnership with other agencies
pdf 10.10 Notification of leaving form
pdf 10.11 Making a complaint
pdf Information for parents