At Little Oaks Forest School we have essential Policies & Procedures for the Early Years Foundation Stage. All of our policies are available for you to read at the setting, electronic copies can be sent to you upon request. Every half term parents receive a newsletter with important information about the term ahead and diary dates along with our  'Policy of the month'. We ask that you take a few minutes to read and comment on the policy to help us with our annual review.  


Child Protection

Children’s rights and entitlements

Safeguarding children  & child protection

Allegation against  staff policy

Whistle blowing

Looked after children

Uncollected child

Missing child

Use of mobile phones and cameras


Suitable People

Employment and  staffing

Student placements


Staff Qualifications, Training, Support and Skills

Induction of staff,  volunteers and managers

First aid


Key Person

The role of the key  person and settling in


Staff: Child Ratios




Administering  medicines

Managing children  with allergies, or who are sick or infectious

Recording and  reporting of accidents and incidents

Nappy changing Intimate care and  toileting

Food and drink

Food hygiene

Basic kitchen opening  and closing checks template


Managing Behaviour

Achieving positive


Safety and Suitability of Premises, Environment and

Health and general  standards

Maintaining  children's safety and security on premises

Supervision of  children on outings and visits

Risk assessment

Fire safety and
emergency evacuation

Animals in the  setting

No smoking, drugs or  alcohol

Health and Safety  risk assessment template

Fire Safety risk  assessment template



Equality of Opportunity

Valuing diversity and  promoting equality

Supporting children  with special educational needs


Information and Records

Early Years


Registration form

Parental involvement

Children’s records

Provider’s records

Transfer of records  to school

Confidentiality and  client access to records

Information sharing

Working in  partnership with other agencies

Making a complaint

Emergency closure


If you would like a place for your child at our setting, please make an appointment and we'll gladly take the time to explain everything you need to know. You can make an appointment by phone or by using our contact form. We look forward to meeting you!



0208 393 8660