White Rock Pre-school

at Hookhills Community Centre. Let's learn & play !

 

Policy statement

 

White Rock Pre-school maintains the highest possible security of our premises to ensure that each child is safely cared for during their time with us.

 Procedures

 

Children's personal safety

 

  • We ensure all employed staff have been checked for criminal records by an enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

  • Adults do not normally supervise children on their own.

  • All children are supervised by adults at all times.

  • Whenever children are on the premises at least two adults are present.

  • We carry out risk assessment to ensure children are not made vulnerable within any part of our premises, nor by any activity.

     

Security

 

  • Systems are in place for the safe arrival and departure of children.

  • Safety checks on the premises both indoor and outdoor are made daily, before the pre-school opens.

  • The main entrance door will be locked at all times during a pre-school session. 

  • When welcoming children into the setting or letting them leave, there will always be a staff member on the door.

  • Children's arrivals and departures are recorded.

  • The arrival and departure times of adults - staff, volunteers and visitors - are recorded.

  • Our systems prevent unauthorised access to our premises.

  • Our systems prevent children from leaving our premises unnoticed.

  • The personal possessions of staff and volunteers are securely stored during sessions.

  • Outdoor area is fenced and secured, children are not allowed in the outside area unsupervised.