Sutton Opportunity Pre-School
List of Policies 2021

All policies are based on templates from the Pre-school Learning Alliance with additional information from the London Borough of Sutton where relevant.

Copies of all our policies are available on request 

1.0 Child Protection

1.1 Children’s rights and entitlements.

1.2 Safeguarding children and child protection (including managing allegations of abuse against a member of staff).

1.3 Looked after children.

1.4 Uncollected child.

1.5 Missing child.

1.6 Use of mobile phones and cameras.

2.0 Suitable People

2.1 Employment and staffing.  

2.2 Student Placements.

3.0 Staff Qualifications, Training, Support and Skills

3.1 Induction of staff, volunteers and managers.

3.2 First Aid.

4.0 Role of the key person

4.1 The role of the key person in the setting and settling-in.

5.0 Staff: Child Ratios

5.1 Staffing.

6.0 Health

6.1 Administering medicines.

6.2 Managing children with allergies, or who are sick or infectious.

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 template.

6.8 Sun Protection Policy.

7.0 Managing Behaviour

7.1 Promoting positive behaviour.

8.0 Safety and Suitability of Premises, Environment and Equipment

8.1 Health and General standards.

8.2 Maintaining children’s safety and security on the premises.

8.3 Supervision of children on outings and visits.

8.4 Risk assessment.

8.5 Fire safety and emergency evacuation.

8.6 Animals in the setting.

8.7 No-smoking.

8.8 Health and Safety risk assessment template.

8.9 Fire safety risk assessment template.

8.10 Staff safety including home visits

9.0 Equal Opportunities

9.1 Valuing diversity and promoting equality.

9.2 Supporting children with special educational needs.

9.3 Social well-being audit

9.4 Access audit

9.5 British values

10 Information and Records

10.1 Early Years prospectus.

10.2 Admissions.

10.3 Application to join.

10.4 Registration form.

10.5 Parental involvement.

10.6 Children’s 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.