Pen Green and Kingswood Policy Documents

The policy documents below contain all of our official policies. They are the most up to date versions and have been ratified by our governing board on 16th November 2017.

If you require any of the policies or any other information from our website as a paper copy please ask at reception where we will happily provide these.

If you have any questions relating to any Pen Green and Kingswood policy, please contact reception on 01536 400068.

Admission Policy

Admissions for Early Years (0-3) and Nursery (2-5)

Early Years Admissions Policy

Kingswood Community Nursery Admissions Policy

Nursery Admissions Policy

These policy documents contain details on the following:

  • The admission process
  • Eligibility
  • Settling children in to Nursery

Assessment Policy

Pen Green Assessment Policy

Pen Green and Kingswood assessment policy for all children in our nursery and early years provision. Also includes details of the 2 year old review.

Complaints

Complaints Policy

Complaints procedure for Parents and Carers using Pen Green and Kingswood services.

Equal Opportunities Policy

Accessibility, Equal Opportunities, and SEND

Equal Opportunities Policy

This policy document contains details on the following:

  • Admissions
  • Anti-harassment, discrimination and victimisation
  • Community cohesion
  • Early Years Pupil Premium
  • SEND and the local offer

More information on the Pupil Premium at Pen Green can be found here.

Please click here for our Accessibility Plan.

Information and Records

Information and Records Policy

This policy document contains details on the following:

  • Data protection and confidentiality
  • Charging and costs
  • Debt recovery
  • E Safety policy

Learning and Development Requirements

Learning and Development Policy

This policy document contains details on the following:

  • Behaviour management and challenging behaviour
  • Teaching, play, learning and development
  • The Pen Green curriculum

As an early years setting, the Pen Green curriculum falls under the national Early Years Foundation Stage. Please click here for the national EYFS framework.

Safeguarding and Welfare

Safeguarding and Child Protection

Safeguarding Child Protection For School

This policy document contains details on the following:

  • Principles for safeguarding children
  • Child protection
  • Suitable people, DBS and disqualification
  • Record keeping
  • Whistleblowing
  • What to do if you are concerned about a child
  • E Safety and the use of mobile phones, social media, film, photography and cameras in the centre
  • Anti-bullying policy
  • Child collection policy and uncollected child policy
  • Lost child policy
  • Parental responsibility
  • Substance abuse
  • Dealing with allegations against staff and carers
  • Volunteer policy
  • Nappy changing
  • Toilet training
  • Sleeping at nursery

Safeguarding and Welfare

Health

Safeguarding and Welfare Policy – Health

This policy document contains details on the following:

  • Healthy eating
  • Food and drink in the centre
  • Administering medicines
  • Breastfeeding
  • Bottle feeding
  • First aid
  • Accident or injury
  • Child illness

Safeguarding and Welfare

Premises, Health & Safety

Safeguarding and Welfare Policy – Premises

This policy document contains details on the following:

  • Risk assessment
  • Critical incident response
  • Fire evacuation procedure
  • Home visiting
  • Lone working
  • Smoking
  • Off-site visits

Northamptonshire County Council Safeguarding Policies

Please click here to be taken to the Northamptonshire Safeguarding Children Board for all up to date information.

Department for Education Safeguarding Policies

Please click here to be taken to the Department for Education for all up to date information.