Cleaning of equipment and environment

Covid-19 updates

Health and safety checklist

Key considerations for re-opening

Safeguarding and Welfare Requirements

Child Protection

1.1 Children’s rights and entitlement
1.2 Safeguarding children and child protection
1.3 Looked after children
1.4 Uncollected child
1.5 Missing child
1.6 Use of mobile phones and cameras

Suitable People

2.1 Employment
2.2 Students placements

Staff qualifications

3.1 Induction of Employees and volunteers
3.2 First Aid

Key Person

4.1 The role of the key person and settling in

Staff: Child ratios

5.1 Staffing


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 Basic kitchen open and closing
6.8 Individual health plan

Managing behaviour

7.1 Promoting positive behaviour
7.2 Exclusion Policy

Safety and Suitability of Premises

8.1 Health & Safety general standards
8.2 Maintaining children’s safety & security on the premises
8.3 Supervision of children on outings
8.4 Risk Assessment
8.5 Fire Safety and emergency evacuation
8.6 Animals in pre-school
8.7 No smoking
8.8 Health & safety risk assessment template

Equal Opportunities

9.1 Valuing diversity and promoting equality
9.2 Supporting children with SEN
9.3 Social wellbeing audit

Information and Records

10.1 Admissions
10.2 Registration Form
10.3 Children’s Information and Parental Consent
10.4 Parental involvement
10.5 Children’s records
10.6 Provider records
10.7 Privacy Notice
10.8 Confidentiality and client access to records
10.9 Information sharing
10.10 Working in partnership with other agencies
10.11 Making a complaint
10.12 Childcare terms and conditions
10.13 Notification of Leaving Form
10.14 Privacy Notice Regulation