Behaviour and Discipline policy
It is the responsibility of all staff to ensure consistency, gentleness and understanding in their attitude. In this way, we endeavour to influence a child's future conduct, rather than emphasising negative points in past behaviour.
In the event of a child's behaviour being damaging to themselves or others, a member of staff will chat with the child to explain what he / she has done wrong and then the child will be encouraged to modify their behaviour in order to resume the activity.
Parents will always be informed if a child has had to be removed from a serious area of conflict. If a child's behaviour is such that all efforts to remedy their behaviour fails, a senior member of staff will discuss the situation with the child's parents to decide on future action.
All children are educated to show care and consideration for others.
Parental Involvement — Friends of KinderWorld
KinderWorld nursery staff will always welcome parents who wish to visit their child during the day. Similarly, parents may telephone at any time during nursery opening hours and speak with the member of staff they require. Parents are assured that any information exchanged with the staff is treated confidentially, within legal constraints.
Staff will follow the parents’ wishes wherever possible and take into consideration the parents’ assessment of their child. Parents' evenings are provided to enable discussions relating to past and future aspects of the curriculum and to assist their child's achievements and development.
Friends of KinderWorld provides the platform to bring together parents, staff and management to explore topics and ideas to improve and expand the quality and range of services KinderWorld provides.
Equal Opportunities Policy
KinderWorld supports the policy of treating all children equally regardless of race, gender, religion, disability.
KinderWorld’s ethos is to ensure:-
The promotion of anti-racism by encouraging children to respect traditional values other the child’s own.
Staff do not distinguish between boy/girl activities, giving equal opportunity to join in the activity of their choice.
That every effort will be made to enable children to cope with any disabilities and join in Nursery activities.
That special dietary needs are catered for.
That all children receive equal concern from the staff.
Meals and Snacks
We work closely with the Food Standards Agency and regularly review our menus.
Please visit the Menus section of the KinderWorld website
Parents are required to inform the Officer in Charge and members of the staff of any allergies or dietary problems their child may have.
We recommend four nappies for full time attendance and two for part time attendance.
Parents / Carers are requested not to take their child without the knowledge of a member of staff. If for any reason the known parent / carer cannot collect their child the Nursery staff must he informed as soon as possible. Prior to collection the name and relevant details of the person collecting the child must be made known to the nursery staff.
Disposable paper towels are provided to prevent cross infection, and every effort is made to assist children developing good hygiene practice.
Change of Clothes
Each child should be provided with a change of clothes and shoe bag. Each item should be clearly marked with your child's name.
Please do not bring your child to KinderWorld when he or she is unwell. It is unfair to your child, the other children and the staff. Any child with a rash, sore throat, discharge from the eyes or nose, diarrhoea or any contagious illness should be kept at home until a doctor has certified that he or she is fully recovered. Antibiotics and medicines of any description must be prescribed by a doctor and can only be administered by a member of KinderWorld staff if a medication form is signed by a parent / guardian.
If your child becomes ill whilst at the nursery, you will be requested to collect him or her and seek any medical attention on his or her behalf.