All Policies are working documents, therefore re-read & up dated regulary to ensure we keep to high standards of care.

Please click on the policies below, there are hard copies of these policies kept in the Pre School office if you wish to read them.

0 Contents of Policies

01 Health and safety policy

01.02 Group rooms, stair ways and corridors

01.03 Kitchen

01.04 Childrens bathrooms changing areas

01.06 Short trips, outings and excursions

01.07 Outdoors

01.08 Staff cloakrooms

01.09 Maintenance and repairs

01.10 Laundry area

01.11 Staff personal safety

01.12 Threats and abuse towards staff and volunteers

01.13 Entrances and approach to the building

01.14 Control of Substances Hazardous to Health

01.15 Manual handling

01.16 Festival (and other) decorations

01.17 Jewellery and hair accessories

01.18 Animals and pets

01.19 Face painting and mehndi

01.20 Notifiable incident, non-child protection

01.21 Terrorist threat attack and lock-down

01.22 Closed circuit television

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

03.04 Menu planning and nutrition

03.05 Meeting dietary requirements

04 Health policy

04.01 Accidents and emergency treatment

04.02 Administration of medicine

04.03 Life-saving medication and invasive treatments

04.04 Allergies and food intolerance

04.05 Poorly children

04.05a Managing a suspected case of coronavirus

04.05b Infection control

04.06 Oral health

05 Promoting inclusion, equality and valuing diversity policy

05.01 Promoting inclusion, equality and valuing diversity

06 Safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable adults policy

06.01 Responding to safeguarding or child protection concerns

06.02 Low level concerns allegations of serious harm or abuse against staff volunteers

06.03 Visitor or intruder 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 Childrens records and data protection

07.01a Privacy Notice July 21

07.02 Confidentiality, recording and sharing information

07.03 Client access to records

07.04 Transfer of records

08 Staff, volunteers and students policy

08.01 Staff deployment

08.02 Deployment of volunteers and parent helpers

08.03 Student placement

09 Early years practice policy

09.01 Waiting list and admissions

09.02 Absence

09.03 Prime times The role of the key person

09.04 Prime times Settling in and transitions

09.05 Establishing childrens starting points

09.06 Prime times Arrivals and departures

09.08 Prime times Snack-times and mealtimes (older children)

09.09 Prime times Intimate care and nappy changing

09.10 Prime times Sleep and rest time

09.12 Promoting positive behaviour

09.13 Identification, assessment and support for children with SEND

09.14 Prime times Transition to school

09.15 Progress check at age two

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 service users


Opening Times

We are open term time only. We use the Southampton City Council term date calendar. This runs for 39 weeks a year and we will close 5 days over the year for Inset days. The calendar can be found here.

We are very flexible on when your child can come (depending on availability). Children can stay AMs, PMs, with or without lunch and all day. Please see our Fees & Funding page for more details.

Monday – Friday (term time only)

Breakfast Club – 8.00 – 8.30

Am session – 8.30 – 11.30

Lunch club – 11.30 – 12.15

Pm session – 12.15 – 3.15

After School Club – 3.15 – 3.30

Our Latest Ofsted inspection was ‘OUTSTANDING’

Take a look at our Ofsted Report