Policies & Procedures

Index of HCA Pre-School Policies and Procedures

1.0 Safeguarding and Promoting Children’s Welfare
  Safeguarding Children
1.1 Children’s rights and entitlements
1.2 Safeguarding children and child protection
1.3 Looked after children
1.4 Confidentiality and client access to records
1.5 Information sharing
1.5a Information sharing for children who attend other settings
1.6 Uncollected child or collection by another adult
1.6a Collection of child from garden area
1.7 Missing child
1.8 Supervision of children on outings and visits
1.9 Maintaining children’s safety and security on premises (including intruder policy)
1.10 Making a complaint
1.11 Photograph policy
  Equality of Opportunity
1.12 Valuing diversity and promoting equality
1.13 Supporting children with special education needs and disabilities
1.14 Achieving positive behaviour
  Promoting Health and Hygiene
1.15 Animals in the setting
1.16 Administering medicines
1.17 Managing children with allergies, or who are sick or infectious
1.18 Nappy Changing
1.19 No smoking
1.20 Food and drink
1.21 First aid
2.0 Suitable People
2.1 Employment and staffing
2.2 Induction of staff, volunteers and managers
2.3 Student placements
2.4 Assaults on staff
3.0 Suitable Premises, Environment and Equipment
  Health and Safety
3.1 Risk assessment
3.2 Health and safety general standards
3.3 Fire safety and emergency evacuation
3.4 Recording and reporting accidents and incidents
3.5 Food hygiene
4.0 Organisation
4.1 Admissions
  Child Care Practice
4.2 The role of the key person and settling-in
4.3 Children’s development and learning curriculum
4.4 Parental involvement
4.5 Working in partnership with other agencies
5.0 Documentation
  Record Keeping
5.1 Children’s records
5.2 Provider records


Full details of all policies are available for you to read in the black folder on our shelf outside the Pre-School door. Please ask a member of staff if you require any particular copy.