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Sickness and Illness Policy

In order to take appropriate action of children become ill and to minimise the spread of infection we implement the following procedures: Dealing with an unwell child Transporting children to hospital procedure Exclusion criteria for childcare and childminding settings Athletes Foot None Not serious infection child should be treated. Chickenpox (Varicella Zoster) Until all vesicles have crusted over (usually 5...

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Care, Play and Learning Policy

“Play at this time is not trivial, it is highly serious and of deep significance.” Froebel For some babies and young children, encountering new or different environments can be stressful time in their lives. Routines can help young children feel secure, as they come become aware of what is happening, and what will happen next. At Smallworld, we are aware...

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Parent Communication

Learning Journal At Smallworld Nursery we provide each baby with an online learning journal that is updated regularly by our staff and you, the parents. This journal captures individual milestones and achievements that your child makes, and it continues to follow them until they move to our ante-pre-school room. As a parent, you will be provided with login credentials to...

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Settling into Nursery

Settling a child into nursery can be an exciting yet nerve-wracking experience for both the child and the parent. For the child, it may be the first time they are away from their parents for an extended period of time, which can sometimes trigger separation anxiety. For the parent, they may worry about how their child will adapt to the...

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Daily Arrivals & Departures

Opening Times Smallworld Nursery opens at 7.30am each morning, closing at 5.30pm.  While staff shift patterns start earlier, we cannot accept earlier arrivals as this time is used to prepare the breakfast, check the premises and set out the play equipment before the children arrive so they are set up for the day ahead.  From August 2023, the Nursery will...

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