Sevenoaks Day Nursery

© 2024 Sevenoaks Day Nursery CIO

Sevenoaks Day Nursery CIO
Rear of Bat & Ball Centre
Otford Road, Sevenoaks TN14 5DN
Tel: 01732 460384  Email: nursery.admin@sdn.org.uk
Reg Charity:1162242, Ofsted:RP536593

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Useful information and policies

This page has links to further information and an up-to-date list of all the Nursery’s policies.  Most of the links are to downloadable pdf or docx (Microsoft Word) documents, but many are external links (ext) to well-known websites that are presumed safe.

Important Information

COVID-19 Risk Assessment (pdf)

Constitution of Sevenoaks Day Nursery CIO (pdf)

Employers’ Liability Insurance Certificate (pdf)

Insurance Schedule (pdf)

Mission Statement (pdf)

Ofsted Report (pdf)

Web Privacy Policy (pdf)

Early Years Foundation Stage

Statutory Framework for the Early Years Foundation Stage - published 31 March 2021, effective 1 September 2021 (pdf)

Parents’ Guide to the Early Years Foundation Stage Framework (pdf)

The EYFS progress check at age two - A Know How Guide (pdf)

Early years outcomes -  a guide to help inform understanding of child development through the early years (pdf)

Birth to 5 Matters - guidance from the Early Years Coalition (March 2021) which builds on their 2012 opus below (pdf)

Development Matters in the EYFS - guidance material (2012) to support practitioners in implementing the statutory requirements of the EYFS (pdf)

Children’s Development

BBC Tiny Happy People - new and exhaustive site for 0-5 years (ext)

CORAM - Family & Childcare Trust comprehensive website (ext)

Foundation Years comprehensive website from National Children’s Bureau (ext)

Start for Life - new(ish) site from NHS for help and advice during pregnancy, birth and parenthood (ext)

What to expect, when? Guidance to your child’s learning and development in the early years foundation stage (pdf)

Children’s Health

Children’s Illness - exclusion list (pdf)

Eat Better, Start Better Voluntary Food and Drink Guidelines for Early Years (pdf)

Children’s Resources

Nursery songs & rhymes audio library at BBC School Radio (ext)

Nursery songs & rhymes video library at Cbeebies (ext)

Nursery songs & rhymes words at the National Literacy Trust (ext)

Nursery Forms and Guidance

Application for a Place (pdf)

Contract for Childcare (pdf)

Gift Aid declaration (pdf)

Parental Declaration Form for 3 and 4 year olds (pdf)

Guidance on completing the 3/4 year olds form (pdf)

Parental Declaration Form for 2 year olds (pdf)

Guidance on completing the 2 year olds form (pdf)

KCC Ethnicity list (pdf)

Understanding the childcare service - eligibility and application (pdf)

Understanding the childcare service - using your childcare account (pdf)

Nursery Policies (downloadable pdf documents)

Admissions policy

Baby Sitting Policy

Behaviour Management Policy

British Values and Prevent policy

Complaints Procedure for Parents and Guardians

Confidentiality Policy

Daytime Sleep Policy

DBS Policy

Disposal of IT Equipment Policy

Equality of Opportunity Policy

Equipment and Resources Policy

Fire Procedures

Flexible Working Policy

Food and Drink Policy

Health and Safety Policy & Risk Assessment

Lockdown Policy

Managing Allegations of Abuse Against Staff Policy

Maternity, Adoption, Paternity, Parental Leave and Pay Policy

Non-collection of Children Policy

Parental Bereavement Leave Policy

Parental Involvement Policy

Policy for Staff

Reserves Policy

Safeguarding Children Policy

Settling-in Policy

Sickness Absence Policy

Special Educational Needs Policy

Staff Disciplinary Policy

Staff Grievance Procedure

Staff Policy – Bullying and Harassment

Staff with Children in the Workplace Policy

Student Placement Policy

Additional Information for Staff

DfE - Early years child development training (ext)

EduCare online training (ext)

Kent Safeguarding Children - multi-agency partnership training (ext)

Nasen - National Association for Special Needs (ext)

NSPCC - Protecting children from neglect (ext)

Cultural Capital (pdf)

How to support when a child makes a disclosure (pdf)

Signs of witchcraft and abuse linked to faith or belief - handout (pdf)

Signs of witchcraft and abuse linked to faith or belief - poster (pdf)

What to do in an emergency (pdf)