Based in Earley, near Reading in Berkshire, Maiden Erlegh Preschool is a member of the Pre-school Learning Alliance and as such, we readopted their constitution in May 2014. Our polices and procedures were completely updated in June 2015 and are reviewed and amended annually, unless changes are required beforehand.

Upon accepting a place at the Preschool, parents are emailed a copy of our welcome pack which includes all policies and procedures and other paperwork relating to the Preschool and its childcare, including: an offer letter, Policy documents and constitution, authorised adults form, photo permission form, email permission slip, acknowledgement of receipt of policy documents form, DfE equal opportunities form, privacy notice and a medication consent form.

AdmissionsUncollected or missing children
FeesUse of mobile phones within the setting / e-safety
Unexplained absencesComplaints
Health and safetySupervision of children prior to & after pre-school sessions
Suitable Persons (employment and staffing)Unregistered children within the setting
Recruitment of ex-offendersData protection (GDPR) and record keeping
Fire safetyInformation Security: secure storage, handling, use, retention & disposal of disclosures & disclosure information
Risk assessmentRecord keeping
Procedure for administrating medicinesEmergency closure
HygieneParental involvement
Equal opportunitiesPREVENT - Preventing Extremism and Radicalisation
Safeguarding childrenInclusion & special educational needs and disabilities
Critical Incident Policy and ProceduresEpidemic / Pandemic Policy and Procedure