GAPS policies and procedures

We are currently reviewing our policies May 2022.

Additional Policies:

Sick Children Policy




Whistleblowing Policy

Under review:

Financial Reserves Policy

Permissions Form for Collecting a Child

Professionalism at Work
Provider Records

Recording and reporting of accidents and incidents
Unicef Rights of the Child
Risk Assessment Policy


Site Security
Social Media Sites Policy
Social Networking and Blog Policy
Special Educational Needs Policy
Staff Code Of Conduct
Staff Monitoring and Appraisal Policy
Staff Training Policy
Staff Training Procedure
Staffing and Employment Policy
Student Placement Policy
Sun Protection Policy
Supervision of children on an outing
Suspensions and Exclusions of Children


Technological Devices Policy


Uncollected child policy
Unexpected or Unknown Visitor Policy



Working in partnership with other agencies


Additional Information

Allegation Flowchart for Settings May 2021
Bribery Act 2010
Chanel Duty Guidance Gov.UK
Charity Investment Gov.UK – Guidance for Trustees
Child Sexual Exploitation Department of Education 2017

Children Act 2004
Conflicts of Interest Form
Conflicts of Interest 

COSHH Health and Safety Executive

Early Years Foundation Stage Framework Sept 2021

Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) – Statutory Guidance on


Health Protection in Schools – Exclusion Table for Illnesses

Keeping children safe in education January 2021

Prevent Cambridgeshire Safeguarding Board
Prevent Duty Department of Education

Safeguarding – Bruising in pre-mobile babies Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Safeguarding Children Board (SCB)Nov-2017
Safeguarding – Information sharing for practitioners 

Inspecting safeguarding in Early Years

Safeguarding – Online Safeguarding 2018-20
Safeguarding Online Safety Guidance for Practitioners
Safeguarding – Online Safety Considerations for Managers
Safeguarding – Early Years Alliance
Safeguarding Referral 2019
Safeguarding – Resolving Professional Differences Cambridgeshire & Peterborough Safeguarding Children Board (SCB)
Safeguarding and Welfare Requirements – Section 3 Early Years Statutory Framework 2017
Safeguarding – Signs of successful safeguarding
Safeguarding – Working togther to safeguard children – gov uk
Guidance for Safer Working Practice Oct 2015
SEND Code of Practice January 2015
SEN Support – A graduated approach

Use of Images – Guidance, October 2021

We have the right to be safe NSPCC
Whistleblowing – Ofqual
What to do if you are worried a child is being abused – advise for practitioners