POLICIES FOR CHILDMINDERS

Introduction

This page is a source of guideline policies and documents written by the Childminding Support Team. The policies are written in Word so that you are able to use and adapt them to reflect your own setting.

Here you will also find current Ofsted and Department for Education (DforE) documents which are relevant to your work.

The Early Years Foundation Stage 2021 and Development Matters can be found on the Foundation Years website
http://www.foundationyears.org.uk/

Here is a link to link to the Public Health England: Exclusion Table

Here is a link to link to information on infection control, immunisations and managing pets from Public Health England

Here is a link to the Early Years Inspection Handbook for Ofsted Sept 2021

 

Useful Documents

List of essential policies for childminders on the Early Years Register – PDF

Risk assessment for premises ( word )

Risk assessment for premises ( pdf)

PHE Flowchart for Educational Settings V 15. Responding to Covid.

NHS leaflet for parents. Taking your child to Early Years settings and Covid

Sickness and Medicines Policy with Covid 19 update. Oct 20 (Word)

Sickness and Medicines Policy with Covid 19 update. Oct 20 (PDF)

Childminding Support COVID-19 RISK ASSESSMENT – Updated March 21 (Word)

Childminding Support COVID-19 RISK ASSESSMENT – Updated March 21 (PDF)

Major Allergens Policy – (Word)

Major Allergens Policy – PDF 

Do I need to register as a Food Safety Business? – PDF

Food Hygiene Guidance for Childminders – PDF

Early Years Inspection Handbook 2021 – PDF

Behaviour Management Policy – (Word)

Checklist-of-recommended-documentation – PDF

Child Protection and Safeguarding Policy (Updated October 21) – PDF

Child Protection and Safeguarding Policy (Updated October 21) – Word

Recording concerns and creating an ‘individual safeguarding file’

Complaints Policy (Updated Sept 21) – PDF

Complaints Policy (Updated Sept 21) – Word

Complaints Log (Updated Sept 21) – Word

Ofsted – Parents’ Poster – Complaints  – PDF

Accident and Emergency Procedure (Word)

Emergency Evacuation Practice Log (Word)

Equality Policy for Childminders (Updated Dec 2020) – PDF

Equality Policy for Childminders (Updated Dec 2020) – Word

ICO Information Commissioner’s Office – PDF

SEND policy for childminders May 2019 – PDF

SEND policy for childminders May 2019 (Word)

SEN Support Cycle document

Lost, Missing and Uncollected Child Policy (Word)

Bristol CC EYFS Transfer Record 2021

Transfer Guidance (Parents Letter) 2021

Password protecting your EYFS Transfer Record

2021 Transfer Record Guidance

Helping children look forward to school

Data Protection Policy – updated August 2018

Childminders’ Privacy Notice for Parents – updated August 2018

Information Audit/Record of Processing Activity – updated August 2018

The six lawful bases for data processing – PDF

FAQs about GDPR for Childminders 

Childminding contacts

 The Childminding Support Team – contact cmsupport@bristol.gov.uk  | Tel 0117 3574192