Copies of our policies and procedures are available for you online below. Our policies help us to ensure that our service is of a high quality and that being a member of our community is an enjoyable and beneficial experience for you and your child.

Should you have any queries, please do not hesitate to speak to the staff and they will be happy to provide you with the relevant documents.

Cuckoo Meadow Pre-School Prospectus

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 Child 1.5 Missing Child 1.6 Online Safety (inc use of mobile phones and Cameras)

2 Suitable people

2.1 Employment 2.2 Student Placements

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 Kitchen cleaning and temperature checks 6.8 Individual Health Plan

7 Managing 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 Children’s Safety and Security on 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 and Home Visits 8.11 Emergency Lockdown Policy

9 Equal opportunities and inclusion

9.1 Valuing Diversity and Promoting Equality 9.2 Supporting Children with Special Educational Needs 9.3 Social well-being audit 9.5 British Values


10.1 OUR 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  10.13 Registering and Cancellations 10.14 Tapestry Learning Journal 10.15 Fees and Funding 10.16 Privacy Notice