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Volunteering policy

At Rabbit Patch Day Nursery we recognise the benefits volunteering can have and bring to the setting and encourage giving...

Valuing diversity and promoting equality

Policy statement We are committed to ensuring that our service is fully inclusive in meeting the needs of all children....

Uncollected Child

Policy statement In the event that a child is not collected by an authorised adult by their expected collection time,...

Transfers of records to school

Policy statement We recognise that children sometimes move to another early years setting before they go on to school, although...

Supporting children with Special Educational Needs

Policy statement We provide an environment in which all children with special educational needs (SEN) are supported to reach their...

Supervision of children on outings and visits

Policy statement Children benefit from being taken outside of the premises on visits or trips to local parks, or other...

Student Placements

Policy statement We recognise that qualifications and training make an important contribution to the quality of the care and education...

Staffing

Policy statement We provide a staffing ratio in line with the Safeguarding and Welfare Requirements of the Early Years Foundation...

Staff personal safety including home visits

Policy statement This setting believes that the health and safety of all staff is of paramount importance and that all...

Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) – Local Offer.

Rabbit Patch Day Nursery values each member of our community be they child or parent/carer. We are committed to providing...

Social Media Policy

Policy statement There are too many sites to mention them all by name. This policy covers them all. It is...

Snow, adverse weather

The safety of our children, staff and the families who use our nursery is of the utmost importance to us....

Smoking

As a setting we comply with government guidelines in keeping our setting a smoke free environment. We do not encourage...

Sickness and staff absence

Employee Responsibility: Rabbit Patch staff should of course strive to achieve 100% attendance, but we believe this should not fall...

Settling in policy 2020

When your child is due to start nursery for the first time this can be a difficult time for both...

Safer recruitment policy

Reason for Policy: This policy describes the effective system we have in place at Rabbit Patch Day Nursery to recruit...

Safeguarding children and child protection

Safeguarding Policy The intention of this policy is to ensure all staff, volunteers and anyone working with the children at...

Risk Assessment

Policy statement We believe that the health and safety of children is of paramount importance. We make our setting a...

Recording and reporting accidents or incidents

Policy statement We follow the guidelines of the Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations (RIDDOR) for the reporting...

Working in partnership with other agencies

Policy statement We work in partnership with local and national agencies to promote the well-being of all children. Procedures We...