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Buttercups Nursery has an extensive range of policies and procedures in place to ensure that we maintain the highest standards in caring for your child(ren).


All of our policies and procedures can be viewed in the nursery for your information or you can request copies by calling or emailing us - we have included some of the key policies below (following Covid-19) and these can be viewed by clicking on the Policy Name.

Policy Name
Absence Management Policy
Acceptable IT Use Policy
Access, Storage and Retention of Records Policy
Accidents and First Aid Policy
Admissions Policy
Adverse Weather Policy
Alcohol and Substance Misuse Policy
Allergies & Allergic Reactions Policy
Animal Health and Safety Policy
Anti Bribery Policy
Arrivals and Departures Policy
Behaviour and Discipline Policy
Bereavement Policy
Biting Policy
Breastfeeding Policy
Calpol Policy
Caring for Babies and Toddlers Policy
Complaints and Compliments Policy
Conflict Resolution with Parents and Aggressive Behaviour Policy
Critical Incident Policy
Data Protection and Confidentiality Policy
Dealing with Discriminatory Behaviour Policy
Domestic Abuse Honour Based Violence Policy
Early Learning Opportunities Statement
Emergency Closure Policy
Environmental Sustainability Policy
Epidemic and Pandemic Policy
Equipment and Resources Policy
Fees Policy
Fire Safety
Food Play Policy
Gifted and Talented Children Policy
Grievance Procedure
Gun and Superhero Play
Health and Safety General Policy
Health and Safety in the Office Policy
Healthy Workplace Nursery Policy
Immunisations Policy
Inclusion and Equality Policy
Infection Control Policy
Intimate Care Policy
Late Collection and Non Collection Policy
Lock Down Policy
Lone Working Policy
Looked After Child Policy
Lost Child Procedure from Nursery Policy
Lost Child Procedure from Outings Policy
Manual Handling Policy
Medication Policy
Mobile Phone and Electronic Device Policy
Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking Policy
Monitoring Staff Behaviour Policy
Multiple Birth Families Policy
Nappy Changing Policy
No Smoking Vaping Policy
Nutrition and Mealtimes Policy
Online Safety Policy
Outbreak Management Policy
Outdoor Play Policy
Overall Approach to Risk Assessment
Parents and Carers as Partners Policy
Personnel Policy
Prevent Duty and Radicalisation Policy
Promoting Positive Behaviour Policy
Quality Provision Policy
Recruitment Selection and Suitability of Staff Policy
Safe and Respectful Care Policy
Safeguarding Child Protection Policy
Safety Checks Policy
School Collection Policy
Separated Families Policy
Settling In Policy
Sickness and Illness Policy
Sleep Policy
Social Networking Policy
Special Consideration for Employees Policy
Special Education Needs and Disabilities Policy
Staff Development and Training Policy
Staff Working with their Own Children Policy
Students Policy
Suitability of Staff Policy
Suncare Policy
Supervision of Children Policy
Supervision of Visitors Policy
Supervisions Policy
Transitions Policy
Use of Dummies Policy
Visits and Outings Policy
Volunteers Policy
Wellbeing Policy
Whistleblowing Policy
Young Worker Policy


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