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Policies & Procedures

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 Intoxicated Parents and Staff
  • 1.8 Escalation Policy
  • 1.9 Safer working practise
  • 1.10 FGM Female genital mutilation
  • 1.11 Preventing radicalisation
  • 1.12 Promoting British values
  • 1:13 Escalation policy
  • 1.14 Child Sexual Exploitation
  • 1.15 Code of Conduct
  • 1.16 Social Media

2.0 Suitable People

  • 2.1 Employment
  • 2.1.1 Recruitment Policy
  • 2.1.2 Induction Policy
  • 2.1.3 Probation Policy
  • 2.2 Student Placements
  • 2.3 Maternity Policy
  • 2.4 Sickness Policy

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 and Settling In

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 and Visits
  • 8.4 Risk Assessment
  • 8.5 Fire Safety and Emergency Evacuation
  • 8.6 Animals in the Setting
  • 8.7 No Smoking

9.0 Equal Opportunities

  • 9.1 Valuing Diversity and Promoting Equality*
  • 9.2 Supporting Children with Special Educational Needs

10.0 Information and records

  • 10.1 Early Years Prospectus
  • 10.2 Admissions
  • 10.3 Parental Involvement
  • 10.4 Children's Records
  • 10.5 Providers Records
  • 10.6 Transfer of Records to School
  • 10.7 Confidentiality and Client Access to Records
  • 10.8 Information Sharing
  • 10.9 Working in Partnership with Other Agencies
  • 10.10 Making a Complaint