Jigsaw Preschool



Doing things right

Below is a list of our policies. These are on display daily at our centre. Parents are welcome to read the policies within the setting. Copies are available upon request.


Policy and procedures implementation and review policy
Implementation and review procedure

Health and safety policy

Risk assessment
Generic risk assessment form
Access audit form
Prioritised place risk assessment form
Group rooms, stair ways and corridors
Children’s bathrooms/changing areas
Short trips, outings and excursions
Staff cloakrooms
Maintenance and repairs
Staff personal safety
Threats and abuse towards staff and volunteers
Entrances and approach to the building
Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH)
Manual handling
Festival (and other) decorations
Jewellery and hair accessories
Face painting
Notifiable incident, non-child protection
Terrorist threat/attack and lock-down
Closed circuit television (CCTV)

Fire safety policy

Fire safety
Fire safety risk assessment form

Food safety and nutrition policy

Food preparation, storage and purchase
Food for play and cooking activities
Nutrition and healthy lunchboxes
Meeting dietary requirements

Health policy

Accidents and emergency treatment
Administration of medicine
Health care plan form
Life-saving medication and invasive treatments
Allergies and food intolerance
Poorly children
Infection control
Oral health
Sun Protection
Mental Health and well being

Promoting inclusion, equality and valuing diversity policy

Promoting inclusion, equality and valuing diversity

Safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable adults policy

Responding to safeguarding or child protection concerns
Child welfare and protection summary
Safeguarding incident reporting form
Confidential safeguarding incident report form

Domestic abuse and sexual violence

Allegations against staff, volunteers or agency staff
Visitor or intruder on the premises
Uncollected child
Emergency lockdown
Missing child
Incapacitated parent
Death of a child on-site
Looked after children
Care plan for looked after children form
Key person supervision

Safer Recruitment

Disciplinary rules and procedures


Record keeping policy

Children’s records and data protection
Privacy notice
Confidentiality, recording and sharing information
Client access to records
Transfer of records

Staff, volunteers and students policy

Staff deployment
Deployment of volunteers and parent helpers
Student placement

Childcare practice policy
Entitlements and fees 
Waiting list and admissions
About our childcare
Tapestry online journal
Prime times – The role of the key person
Prime times – Settling in and transitions
Establishing children’s starting points
Prime times – Arrivals and departures

Emergency closure

Prime times – Snack-times and mealtimes (older children)
Prime times – Intimate care and nappy changing
Prime times – Sleep and rest time
Promoting positive behaviour
Identification, assessment and support for children with SEND
SEN Support: Action plan
Prime times – Transition to school
Progress check at age two
Progress check at age two form

Working in partnership with parents and other agencies policy

Working in partnership with parents and other agencies
Complaints procedure for parents and service users

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"Highly recommend Jigsaw Preschool they all helped my daughter get ready for going to school and have really helped one of my twins to open up and come out of her shell, they are all so friendly!"
- Stephanie Lawrence, Parent
Jigsaw Preschool Crewkerne