1 – SAFEGUARDING POLICES

STATEMENT: Withycombe Raleigh Playgroup is committed to working with children, parents and the community to ensure the rights and safety of our children and to give them the very best start in life.  Our Safeguarding policies, procedures and information are in the green safeguarding file which is accessible daily.  Our designated Safeguarding Officer is Janet Hemmins, Deputy is Alison Cooper and Committee Safeguarding is Lucie Hopkins.  A poster displaying these names and photographs is on our noticeboard.

If you are worried about a child or young person and want to talk to someone contact the MASH team on 0345 155 1071 or visit their website www.devon.gov.uk/childprotection

Online Safety: For advice to help keep your under 5 safe online, visit Think UK Now
Online Safety: For advice and information about keeping your children safe online and setting parental controls, visit the NSPCC website

And view the latest Online Safety Newsletter for Early Year here.

2 – SUITABLE PEOPLE

3 – STAFF QUALIFICATIONS, TRAINING, SUPPORT & SKILLS

4 -KEY PERSON 

5  – STAFF:CHILD RATIOS 

6 – HEALTH

7 – MANAGING BEHAVIOUR

8 – SAFETY & SUITABILITY OF PREMISES, ENVIRONMENT & EQUIPMENT

9 – EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES

10 – INFORMATION & RECORDS