ridgemount cottage

POLICY


1 Child Protection

1.1 Childrens 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


2 Suitable people

2.1 Employment

2.2 Student Placements


3 Staff Qualifications, Training, Support and Skills

3.1 Induction of Employees and Volunteers

3.2 First Aid


4 Key Person

4.1 The Role of the Key Person and Settling In


5 Staff:Child Ratios

5.1 Staffing (group provision)


6 Health

6.1 Administering Medicines

6.2 Managing Children who are Sick, Infectious or...

6.3 Recording and Reporting of Accidents and Incidents

6.4 Nappy Changing

6.5 Food and Drink

6.6 Food Hygiene

6.7 Basic Kitchen Opening and Closing Checks Template

7 Managing Behaviour

7.1 Promoting Positive Behaviour


8 Safety and suitability of premises, environment and equipment

8.1 Health and Safety General Standards

8.2 Maintaining Childrens Safety and Security on Premises

8.3 Supervision of Children on Outings and Visits

8.4 Risk Assessment

8.5 Fire Safety and Emergency Evacuation

8.6 Animals in the Setting

8.7 No Smoking

8.8 Health and Safety Risk Assessment Template

8.9 Fire Safety Risk Assessment Template


9 Equal Opportunities

9.1 Valuing Diversity and Promoting Equality

9.2 Supporting Children with Special Educational Needs

9.3 Social Wellbeing Audit


10 Information and records

10.1 Early Years Prospectus

10.2 Admissions

10.3 Application to Join

10.4 Making a Complaint

10.5 Parental Involvement

10.6 Childrens Records

10.7 Providers 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 Childcare Terms and Conditions

10.14 Notification of Leaving Form

10.15 Schedule of Fees


11 Sample policy and procedure

11 Policy and Procedure Template