Our Policies

Our policies are available for you to read and familiarise yourself with either at the premises or alternatively view them here.

Policies and Procedures Summary

1.0 Child Protection
1.1 Children’s Rights and Entitlements
1.2 Safeguarding children and child protection
1.3 Uncollected child
1.4 Missing child
1.5 Use of mobile phones and cameras
1.6 Social networking policy
1.7 The Prevent Duty
1.8 Whistle Blowing
1.9 Tapestry Policy - For Online Learning Journals

2.0 Suitable People
2.1 Employment
2.2 Student Placements
2.3 Disciplinary and Grievance 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 Staffing
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 Sun protection policy

7.0 Achieving positive behaviour
7.1 Achieving positive behaviour

8.0 Health and safety
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 Drill, Lockdown and Emergency Plan
8.6 Animals in the setting
8.7 Selecting toys/Equipment
8.8 Policy for under 2 year olds

9.0 Valuing diversity
9.1 Valuing diversity and promoting equality Rights Respecting Early Years
9.2 Supporting children with special educational needs

10.0 Admissions
10.1 Admissions
10.2 Parental Involvement
10.3 Children’s records
10.4 Provider records
10.5 Transfer of records to school
10.6 Confidentiality and client access to records
10.7 Information sharing
10.8 Working in partnership with other agencies
10.9 Making a complaint
10.10 Policy for leaving the Pre- School

11.0 Bereavement Policy
11.0 Bereavement Policy

Session Times

We are open from 9am-3pm Monday-Friday. We cater for children aged from 2 years to 5 years, offering all day, morning and afternoon sessions.

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Our Staff

The Secret Garden have experienced, caring and enthusiastic members of staff that are trained suitably with childcare qualifications or are working towards them.

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Contact Us

For further information or to book an open day please contact our Pre-School Administrator, Anna Goldingay on 07759 582307 (Part Time)

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Rights Respecting

The Secret Garden Pre-School has earned an Early Years Rights Respecting Setting Status Level 1!

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