Pippin Pre-School


We operate a number of policies by which the pre-school runs. These cover the following areas and they are available to view at any time at Pippin Pre-School or by clicking on a title below.

The policies are reviewed and agreed at monthly staff meetings.

To view our policies, please click on the relevant titles below:

Safeguarding Children
1.1 Children’s Rights and Entitlements
1.1 (a) British values
1.2 Safeguarding Children and Child Protection
1.3 Looked after children
1.4 Confidentiality and Client Access to Records
1.5 Information Sharing
1.6 Uncollected Child
1.7 Missing Child
1.8 Supervision of Children on Outings and Visits
1.9 Maintaining Children’s Safety and Security on Premises
1.10 Making a Complaint
1.10 (a) Social Networking
1.10 (b) Drugs and Alcohol

Equality of Opportunity

1.11 Valuing Diversity and Promoting Equality
1.12 Supporting Children with SEN
1.13 Achieving Positive Behaviour

Promoting Health and Hygiene

1.14 Animals in the Setting
1.15 Adminstering Medicines
1.16 Managing Children with Allergies or Who Are Sick or Infectious
1.17 Nappy Changing
1.18 No Smoking
1.19 Food and Drink
1.20 First Aid
1.21 Celebrations
1.22 Asthma
1.23 Sun Protection
1.24 Intimate Care
1.25 Outdoor Learning
1.25 (a) Physical and Nutritional Development


2.1 Employment and Staffing
2.2 Induction of Staff Volunteers and Managers
2.3 Student Placements
2.4 Whistleblowing
2.5 Code of Conduct
2.6 Appraisal policy
2.7 Expectant Mothers
2.8 Term time holiday requests
2.9 Supervision

Health and Safety

3.1 Risk Assessment
3.2 Health and Safety General Standards
3.4 Fire Safety and Emergency Evacuation
3.6 Recording and reporting of Accidents and Incidents
3.7 Food hygiene
3.8 (a) Emergency Closure
3.8 (b)Lockdown Procedures
3.9 Equipment and Resources


4.1 Admissions
4.2 Payment contract

Child Care Practice

4.4 The Role of the Key Person in the Setting and Settling In


4.6 Parental Involvement
4.7 Working in Partnership With Other Agencies

Record Keeping

5.1 Children’s Records
5.2 Provider Records