Policies and Procedures

Orchard Preschool adopts the following policies and procedures to safeguard every child in our care and any adult working with us.

  • 0.0 Implementation and review procedure
  • 01 Health and safety policy
  • 01.01 Risk assessment
  • 01.02 Group rooms, stairways and corridors
  • 01.03 Kitchen
  • 01.04 Children’s bathrooms and changing rooms
  • 01.05 Short trips, outings and excursions
  • 01.06 Outdoors
  • 01.07 Cloakrooms
  • 01.08 Maintenance and repairs
  • 01.09 Staff personal safety
  • 01.10 Threats and abuse towards staff and volunteers
  • 01.11 Entrances and approach to the building
  • 01.12 Control of substances hazardous to health
  • 01.13 Manual handling
  • 01.14 Festival (and other) decorations
  • 01.15 Jewellery and hair accessories
  • 01.16 Animals and pets
  • 01.17 Face painting and Mehndi
  • 01.18 Notifiable incident, non-child protection
  • 01.19 Terrorist threat attack and lock down
  • 02 Fire safety policy
  • 02.01 Fire safety
  • 03 Food safety and nutrition policy
  • 03.01 Food preparation, storage and purchase
  • 03.02 Food for play and cooking activities
  • 03.03 Milk and baby food preparation and storage
  • 03.04 Menu planning and nutrition
  • 03.05 Meeting dietary requirements
  • 03.06 Breastfeeding
  • 04 Health Policy
  • 04.03 Life saving medication and invasive treatments
  • 04.04 Allergies and food intolerances
  • 04.05 Poorly children
  • 04.06 Oral health
  • 05 Promoting inclusion, equality and valuing diversity policy
  • 05.01 Promoting inclusion, equality and valuing diversity policy
  • 06 Safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable adults
  • 06.01 Responding to safeguarding or child protection concerns
  • 06.02 Allegations towards staff, volunteers or agency staff
  • 06.03 Visitors or intruders on the premises
  • 06.04 Uncollected child
  • 06.05 Missing child
  • 06.06 Incapacitated parent
  • 06.07 Death of a child on-site
  • 06.08 Looked after children
  • 06.09 E-Safety
  • 06.10 Key person supervision
  • 07 Record keeping policy
  • 07.01 Children’s records and data protection
  • 07.01a Privacy notice
  • 07.02 Confidentiality, recording and sharing information
  • 07.03 Client access to records
  • 07.04 Transfer of records
  • 08.01 Staff deployment
  • 08.02 Deployment of volunteers and parent helpers
  • 08.03 Student placements
  • 09.01a About our childcare
  • 09.01b Application to join
  • 09.01c Childcare registration form
  • 09.01d Childcare terms and conditions
  • 09.02 Absence
  • 09.03 Prime times – the role of the key person
  • 09.04 Establishing children’s starting points
  • 09.05 Prime times – arrival and departures
  • 09.06 Prime times – baby and toddler meal times
  • 09.07 Prime times – snack and meal times (older children)
  • 09.08 Prime times – intimate care and nappy changing
  • 09.10 Prime times – Sleep and rest times
  • 09.11 Managing separation anxiety in children under 2 years old
  • 09.12 Promoting positive behaviour
  • 09.13 Identification, assessment and support for children with SEND
  • 09.13a SEN Support – initial record of concern form
  • 09.13b SEN Support – action plan
  • 09.14 Prime times – transition to school
  • 09.15 Progress check at age two
  • 09.15a Progress check at age tow form
  • 10 Working in partnership with parents and other agencies policy
  • 10.01 Working in partnership with parents and other agencies
  • 10.02 Complaints procedure for parents and other service users

About

Orchard Preschool offers nature based early years care and education for children aged one until they are ready to go to school.

Get in Touch

Get in touch to discuss your needs or book a visit:

e: orchardpreschool@gmail.com
t: 01647 277546
Lustleigh Village Hall, Lustleigh, Newton Abbot, TQ13 9TA

Opening Hours

Mon
8:30 am – 4:00 pm
Tue
8:30 am – 4:00 pm
Wed
8:30 am – 4:00 pm
Thu
8:30 am – 4:00 pm
Fri
Closed
Sat
Closed
Sun
Closed
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