Please note: we are currently updating some of our Policies & Procedures documents. There may be some duplication. 

All of our policies are available to download here, or are available in the main room at pre-school. If you require any further information, then please contact us.


Policy and Procedures Implementation and Review

0 Policy and Procedures Implementation and Review Policy

0.0 Implementation and Review Procedure

Health and Safety

01 Health and Safety Policy

01.1 Risk Assessment

01.2 Group Rooms, Stairways and Corridors

01.3 Kitchen

01.4 Children's Bathrooms/Changing Areas

01.5 Milk Kitchen

01.6 Short Trips, Outings and Excursions

01.7 Outdoors

01.8 Staff Cloakrooms

01.9 Maintenance and Repairs

01.10 Laundry Area

01.11 Staff Personal Safety

01.12 Threats and Abuse Towards Staff and Volunteers

01.13 Entrances and Approach to the Building

01.14 Control of Substances Hazardous to Health ( COSHH)

01.15 Manual Handling

01.16 Festival Decorations

01.17 Jewellery and Hair Accessories

01.18 Animals and Pets

01.19 Faint Painting and Mehndi

01.20 Notifiable Incident, Non-Child Protection

01.21 Terrorist Threat / Attack and Lock-down

01.22 Closed Circuit Television ( CCTV)

01.23 Closing and Securing Premises

Fire Safety

02 Fire Safety Policy

02.01 Fire Safety 

Food Safety and Nutrition

03 Food Safety and Nutrition Policy

03.1 Food Preparation , Storage and Purchase

 03.2 Food for Play and Cooking Activities

03.3 Milk and Baby Food Preparation and Storage

03.4 Menu Planning and Nutrition

03.5 Meeting Dietary Requirements

03.6 Breast Feeding


04 Health Policy

04.1 Accidents and Emergency Treatments

04.2 Administration of Medicine

04.3 Life-saving Medication and Invasive Treatments

04.4 Allergies and Food Intolerance

04.5 Poorly Children

04.6 Oral Health

04.7 Baby and Child Massage 

04.8 Sun Protection

7.1 Administering Medicines

7.4 First Aid

7.7 Health and General Standards

7.08 Managing Children with Allergies, or who are Sick/Infectious

7.12 Staff Medication

Existing Injuries

Equal Opportunities

05 Promoting Inclusion, Equality and Valuing Diversity Policy

05.1 Promoting Inclusion, Equality and Valuing Diversity

Safeguarding Children, Young People and Vulnerable Adults

06 Safeguarding Children, Young People and Vulnerable Adults Policy

06.1 Responding to Safeguarding or Child Protection Concerns

06.2 Allegations Against Staff, Volunteers or Agency Staff

06.3 Visitor or Intruder on the Premises

06.4 Uncollected Child

06.5 Missing Child

06.6 Incapacitated Parent

06.7 Death of a Child On-site

06.8 Looked After Children

06.09 E-Safety

06.10 Key Person Supervision

Child Collection Policy

Record Keeping 

07 Record Keeping Policy

07.1 Children's Records and Data Protection

07.2 Confidentiality, Recording and Sharing Information

07.3 Client Access to Records

07.4 Transfer of Records

07.5 Fees Policy

07.6 Waiting List and Admissions 


LTA Privacy Notice

Staff, Volunteers and Students Policy 

08 Staff, Volunteers and Students Policy

08.1 Staff Deployment

08.2 Deployment of Volunteers and Parent Helpers

08.3 Student Placement

08.4 Maternity/Paternity Rights and Parental Leave

08.5 Babysitting

08.6 Staff Expenses

08.7 Staff Sickness

08.8 Staff safety ( Incl. Lone Working)

08.9 Staff Recruitment, Induction and Training

08.10 Supervisions and Appraisals

08.11 Request for Leave

08.12 Disciplinary Procedure

08.13 Whistleblowing Policy

08.14 Smoking/Vaping, Alcohol and Drugs

Childcare Practice

09 Childcare Practice Policy

09.1 See 07.6

09.2 Absence

09.3 Role of the Key Person

09.4 Settling in and Transitions

09.5 Establishing Children's Starting Points

09.6 Arrivals and Departures

09.7 Baby and Toddler Mealtimes

09.8 Snack times and Mealtimes

09.9 Intimate Care and Nappy Changing

09.10 Sleep and Rest time

09.11   Managing Separation Anxiety 

09.12 Promoting Positive Behaviour

09.13 Identification, Assessment and Support for Children with SEND

09.14 Transition to School

09.15 Progress check at age two

3.1 Achieving Positive Behaviour

3.2 Child Participation

3.3 Children's Rights and Entitlements 

3.4 Home Visits

3.5 Play Policy

3.6 Role of the Key Person

Intimate Care

Maintaining Children's Safety on Premises

Working in Partnership

10  Working in partnership with parents and other agencies policy 

10.1  Working in partnership with parents and other agencies

10.2  Complaints procedure for parents and service users

Other Setting Policies



Financial and Reserves Policy

Non-payment of Fees Policy