Policies and Documents

Policies and Documentation

Printed copies of our policies and procedures are freely accessible at the nursery for parents to read at any time. Parents can contact the Admissions Secretary (admissions@smithschildren.co.uk) to request copies to take home and read.
We keep parents informed about changes to our practice and legislation. Some policies also include permissions that parents will be provided with to take home and sign at the first settling in-session, this forms part of our induction process.

The following policies and documents are available for

A Guide to Admissions
Making a Complaint

Administering Medicines - including Calpol
Managing Children with Allergies, or who are Sick or Infectious (including reporting notifiable diseases) 
Toilet Learning
Children's Clothing and Personal Items
Food and Drink
First Aid
Sun Protection
Sleeping Children
Child Hygiene
Sickness and Exclusion
Communicable Diseases Chart

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Health and Safety
Risk Assessment
Health & Safety General Standards
Fire Safety & Emergency Evacuation
Accidents & Incidents (including procedure for reporting to HSE, RIDDOR)

Food Hygiene (including procedure for reporting food poisoning)

The Role of the Key Person
New Children and Settling In


Parental Involvement
Working in Partnership with other Agencies

Suitable People
Staffing and Employment
Staff Recruitment and Induction
Students and Volunteers

Children's Records (Including Digital Records and GDPR)
Provider Records
Transfer of Records to School
Transition in the setting