Child Care Okehampton

Our Policies

All of our policies are available on our secure online Tapestry Journal. They are regularly reviewed and amended per current guidance and reflective practice. Please message us if you require more information.

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Section 1: The Learning and Development Requirements

  • Enjoying and Achieving Policy and Practice
  • Making a Positive Contribution Policy and Practice
  • Inclusion Policy
  • Specific Needs Policy and Procedures
  • Equal Opportunity Policy and British Values 

Section 2: Assessment

  • Learning and Development Assessment Policy
  • Assessing in Partnership Policy
  • Information and Records Policy
  • Confidentiality Policy
  • GDPR

Section 3: The Safeguarding and Welfare Requirements

  • Staffing and Recruitment Policy
  • Staff Employment and Training Policy
  • Safeguarding Policy and Procedures
  • Online Safety Policy
  • Use of  Cameras
  • Mobile Phone Policy
  • Safe Touch Policy 
  • ICT Misuse Policy
  • Behaviour Management Policy
  • Emergency Plan Policies
  • Health and Safety Policy
  • Terrorist / National Emergency 
  • Safety Policy and Procedures
  • Health and Hygiene Policy and Procedures
  • Bottles, Cups and Dummies Policy
  • Smoking Policy
  • Complaints Policy
  • Current Newsletter

Additional information available in the office to include:


  • Certificate of Registration
  • Certificate of Employer’s Liability Insurance
  • Copy of most recent Ofsted Ta Stepping Stones Day Nursery 

Welfare and Safeguarding 

  • Staff roles and Qualifications
  • Job Descriptions
  • Staff Rota
  • Child’s Enrolment Record
  • Permission form for photo’s and outings
  • Daily Registers
  • Medication Forms
  • Action Plan for children with ongoing medication
  • Body Map
  • Body Map Injury Detail
  • Daily Baby Routines
  • Daily Record Sheet
  • Sleep Record Sheet
  • Daily Risk Assessment
  • Complaints Record

Learning and Development Records

  • Welcome Pack
  • Key Person Letter
  • This is Me!
  • Baby Unit Settling Report
  • Baby Unit Progress Report
  • Welcome to the Caterpillar / Butterfly Group
  • Transition to the Caterpillar / Butterfly Group
  • Settling Report for Two’s, Three’s and Four’s
  • Progress check at age two
  • Progress Report for Two’s, Three’s and Four’s
  • My Day at Nursery
  • Butterflies Planning (Transition group)