yog.org.uk © 2017

"Changing Lives"

A specialist pre school dedicated to giving children and families extra help and support through the early years learning and development journey

Policies and Procedures

Our policies and procedures are a "living document" and are currently being reviewed and updated in line with the most recent legislative changes. If you wish to view our 2017 policies and procedures, please contact Kim at Kim@YOG.org.uk and she will be able to send you a various links.

A full printed version of our 2017 policies and procedures are  available at YOG reception.

Current Policies and Procedures 2017

1.0 Child Protection

1.1 Children's rights and entitlements

1.2 Safeguarding Children, Young People and Vulnerable Adults

1.3 Looked After Children

1.4 Uncollected Child

1.5 Missing Child

1.6 Online Safety

2.0 Suitable people

2.1 Employment

2.2 Student Placements

3.0 Staff Qualifications, Training, Support and Skills

3.1 Induction of Employees and Volunteers

3.2 First Aid

4.0 Key Person

4. 1 The Role of the Key Person and Settling In

5.0 Staff:Child Ratios

5.1 Staffing (group provision)


6.0 Health

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 Opening and Closing Checks Template

6.8 Individual Health Plan 

7.0 Managing Behaviour

7.1 Promoting Positive Behaviour 

8.0 Safety and suitability of premises, environment and equipment

8.1 Health and Safety General Standards 

8.2 Maintaining Children’s Safety and Security on Premises •8.3 Supervision of Children on Outings and Visits 

8.4 Risk Assessment 

8.5 Fire Safety and Emergency Evacuation 

8.6 Animals in the Setting

8.7 No Smoking 

8.8 Health and Safety Risk Assessment Template

8.9 Fire Safety Risk Assessment Template

8.10 Staff Personal Safety including Home Visits


9.0 Equal Opportunities

9.1 Valuing Diversity and Promoting Inclusion and Equality 

9.2 Supporting Children with SEN 

9.3 Social Wellbeing Audit

9.4 Access Audit 

9.5 British Values 

10.0 Information and records

10 1 Early Years Prospectus 

10.2 Admissions

10.3 Application to Join

10.4 Registration Form 

10.5 Parental involvement 

10.6 Children’s records

10.7 Provider records 

10.8 Transfer of records to school 

10.9 Confidentiality and Client Access to Records 

10.10 Information Sharing 

10.11 Working in Partnership with Other Agencies

10.12 Making a Complaint

10.13 Childcare Terms and Conditions

10.14 Notification of Leaving

10.15 Schedule of Fees

Yeovil Opportunity Group

The Balidon Centre

Preston Road



BA20 2BX

Tel: (01935) 384157

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