Safeguarding and promoting children's welfare forms a large part of our statutory responsibilities and covers most of the requirements of our registration with Ofsted. We follow the framework of the Every Child Matters government green paper which is structured around five outcomes which are key to a child’s well-being.
High fencing around the outdoor play area and secure external doors. Strict entry procedures using an intercom system with cameras. All equipment used is suitable and safe for the children.
All toys and equipment are checked regularly for safety.
A fire risk assessment is completed regularly.
All children must be signed in/out of the nursery.
We carry out regular health and safety checks by staff.
We have strict guidelines to control the administration of medication. We have at least 2 staff onsite that are trained in paediatric first aid in addition to general first-aid trained staff. We minimise infection by prohibiting outdoor shoes in baby rooms and stringent hand-washing procedures in all areas using gels.
Enjoying and achieving:
Each child is assigned a Key Person, we support children in their learning through active play and exploration by observing and assessing them and encouraging their creative thinking.
Make a positive contribution:
We make a commitment to work together with parents, to ensure children’s individual needs are met. Social inclusion is promoted and children are encouraged to behave in a respectful and considerate way to those around them.
We control the suitability of people within our nursery by adhering to strict policies. All staff have an enhanced CRB check.
All new staff must have two employment references checked before starting at the nursery. All persons collecting children from the nursery will have to be nominated and identified beforehand and will need to quote an agreed password. The external...