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Policies & Procdure Overview

Nursery policies Overview 2015



Early learning opportunities statement

Dealing with discriminatory behaviour

Looked after children


Child protection

Arrivals and departures

Safe care and practice

Safeguarding children/ child protection

Mobile phone and social networking


Camera, mobile phone and recording device use


Suitable people

Staff working with their own children/close relation

Absence management procedure

Safe recruitment of staff

Suitability of staff


Human resources personnel

Alcohol and substance misuse


Accidents and first aid

Staff development and training


Inclusion and equality


Key Person

Parents and carers as partners



Staff: child ratios



Supervision of children



Special consideration for employees

Health and safety in the office

Manual handling

Sun care

Use of dummies in nursery


Caring for babies and toddlers

Allergies and allergic reactions

Nutrition and mealtimes

Sickness and illness


Managing behaviour

Promoting positive behaviour



Safety and suitability of premises, environment and equipment

Safety checks

Critical incident

Infection control

Sustainable practice

Visits and outings


Outdoor play

Nappy changing

Supervision of visitors

Adverse weather

Equipment and resources

Lost child procedure from outings

Lost child procedure from nursery

No smoking policy

Health and safety –general policy

Overall approach to Risk assessments

Animal health and safety


Special Educational needs

Special educational needs( SEN) and disabilities


Information and records

Nursery operational plan

Late collection and non-collection


Access and storage of information


Separated family

Conflict resolution with parents who may be challenging

Complaints and Compliments

Grievance procedure

Disciplinary procedure

Bear Necessities Daycare

Welcome to Bear Necessities Private DayCare. Our ‘Neighbourhood Nursery” has been purpose-built for children;
we aim to provde the highest quality childcare and education from birth to five at affordable prices.