HEALTH & SAFETY
CHILD PROTECTION POLICY
It is the policy of our school to ensure that children are protected and kept safe from harm while they are with staff and volunteers in our service.
We do this by
Ensuring that our management and staff avail of training on Child Protection
Giving parents, children and workers information about what we do and what they can expect from us
Making sure that our staff and volunteers are carefully selected, trained and supervised in accordance with our Recruitment Policies and Procedures
Applying for a police clearance certificate for all staff, volunteers, students and any adults that may come in contact with children in our school
Letting parents know how to voice their concerns or complain of there is anything they are not happy about
Having reporting procedures and a named designated person in place to deal with Child Protection Concerns
Ensuring that all staff and volunteers are informed of the Reporting Procedures
Developing Codes of Behaviour amongst staff, amongst children and between staff and children
Having procedures on actions to take if an allegation is made against a member of staff or volunteer.
Child Protection Reporting Procedure
It is the policy of our childcare service to promote a healthy lifestyle through prevention of illness and establishing healthy eating patterns. It is our policy to comply with Food Hygiene Regulations.
Parents are strongly advised to pack only fruits for children’s snack. Additional healthy snacks such as yoghurt, raisins, vegetables, a healthy sandwich is also accepted.
Sweets, crisps, chewing gum and nuts are discouraged Special dietary needs of children are met
An adult always sits with the children at meal times to encourage good eating habits, stimulate conversation and enhance the quality of the interaction.
Illness Policy for Children
Illness Policy for Staff
When you enrol your child in our school, please complete the immunisation section, in the registration form supplied.
Parents have the right to choose to Immunise their child or not.
Not all children attending this service may be immunised.
In the event of an outbreak of any infectious disease, all parents will be verbally informed.
A dated notice informing all parents of any infectious disease outbreak, will be displayed on our notice board.