Policies refer directly to the Early Years Foundation Stage Statutory Requirements and contain extracts from Pre-School Learning Alliance of which we are members.  All policies are annually reviewed and adopted by Tywardreath Pre-school Playgroup committee. Please click on any of the policy titles below to access the PDF.

Tywardreath Preschool Playgroup Policies


Designated Leads:           Primary Contact   Secondary Contact


Special Educational Needs Sarah O’Toole       Beth Williams

Child Protection Officer      Teresa Steele        Sarah O’Toole

Behaviour Management      Beth Williams       Sarah O’Toole

Health and Safety                Sarah O’Toole       Teresa Steele

Fire Officer                           Sarah O’Toole       Teresa Steele

Children In Care Lead         Teresa Steele        Sarah O’Toole


1. Safeguarding

Safeguarding children

1.1 Children’s rights and entitlements

1.2 Safeguarding children and child protection

1.3 Children in care

1.4 Confidentiality and client access to records

1.5 Information sharing

1.6 Uncollected child

1.7 Missing child

1.8 Supervision of children on outings and visits

1.9 Maintaining children’s safety and security on premises

1.10 Making a complaint

Complaint form PDF

1.11 Mobile phones

1.12 Camera devices and images

1.25 Social media

1.26 Whistleblowing policy and procedure


5.3 Arrival & Departure Policy


Equality of opportunity

1.13 Valuing diversity and promoting equality

1.14 Supporting children with special educational needs

1.15 Achieving positive behaviour


Promoting health and hygiene

1.16 Animals in the setting

1.17 Administering medicines

1.18 Managing children with allergies, or who are sick or infectious

1.19 Nappy changing and toileting

1.20 Smoking & Substance Misuse

1.21 Food and drink

1.22 First aid

1.23 Accident and emergency policy

1.24 Covid-19 Operational procedure


2. Suitable People

Suitable People

2.1 Safe recruitment and continuing suitability

2.2 Volunteers and students


1.20 Smoking & substance misuse


3. Suitable Premises, Environment and Equipment

Health and safety

3.1 Risk assessment

3.2 Health and safety general standards

3.4 Fire safety and emergency evacuation

3.7 Food hygiene

3.8 Basic kitchen opening and closing checks


4. Organisation


4.1 Admissions


Child care practice

4.4 The role of the key person and settling-in



4.6 Parental involvement

4.7 Working in partnership with other agencies


1.11 Valuing diversity and promoting equality


5. Documentation

Record keeping

5.1 Children’s records

5.2 Provider records

5.3 Arrival & departure