Policies and Procedures

Long Wittenham Pre-School Policies and Procedures (as PDF files). A complete set of up-to-date, printed and signed Policies and Procedures are available to read at Pre-School inline with OFSTED requirements. The printed and signed versions at the Pre-School take precedence over these online copies in the case of any variation.

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1. Child Protection

1.1. Children’s rights and entitlements
1.2. Safeguarding children and child protection
1.3. Looked after children
1.4. Uncollected children
1.5. Missing children
1.6. Online safety
1.7. Personal care
1.8. Social Media Policy
1.9. Online Learning Journals
1.10. Online Learning Journals

2. Suitable People

2.1. Employment
2.2. Student Placements
2.3. Childcare for employees

3. Staff Qualifications: Training, Support and Skills

3.1. Induction of staff, volunteers and managers
3.2. First Aid

4. Key Person

4.1. The role of the key person and settling in

5. Staff : Child ratios

5.1. Staffing

6. 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
6.7. Basic Kitchen Opening and Closing Checks

7. Promoting Positive Behaviour

7.1. Promoting positive behaviour

8. Safety and Suitability of Premises, Environment and Equipment

8.1. Health and safety general standards
8.2. Maintaining childrens safety and security on premises
8.3. Supervision of children on outings
8.4. Risk assessment
8.5. Fire safety and emergency evacuation
8.6. Animals in the setting
8.7. No-smoking
8.10. Staff Safety including Home Visits
8.11. Unauthorised Intruder Policy

9. Equal Opportunities

9.1. Valuing diversity and promoting equality
9.2. Supporting children with special educational needs (SEN)
9.3. Social wellbeing audit
9.4. Access audit
9.5. British values

10. Information and Records

10.1. Fees
10.2. Admissions
10.3. and 10.4. are not applicable
10.5. Parental involvement
10.6. Childrens records
10.7. Providers records
10.8. Transfer of records to school
10.9. Confidentiality and client access to records
10.10. Information sharing
10.11. Working in partnership with other agencies
10.12. Making a complaint
10.13. Handling of DBS certificate information

Privacy Notice

Privacy Notice


Entrance and Exit Procedure
Outings Procedure


OCC Safeguarding Children

Updated 28 July 2018