Policies and term dates

Parent information

Our parent information pack provides all the information that parents need when their child starts at St Mary’s Preschool.

Download the parent information pack here Info Pack 2017


Children’s rights and entitlements

Safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable adults

Looked after children

Uncollected child

Online safety

IT acceptable use policy



Student placements

Administering medicines

Managing children who are sick, infectious or with allergies

Recording and reporting of accidents and incidents

Nappy changing

Food and drink

Food hygiene

Sun safe

Promoting positive behaviour

Health and general safety standards

Maintaining children’s safety and security on premises

Supervision of children on outings

Risk assessment

Fire safety and emergency evacuation

Animals in the setting

No smoking

Staff safety (including home visits)

Valuing diversity and promoting inclusion and equality

Supporting children with Special Educational Needs (SEN)

British values


Parental involvement

Children’s records

Provider records

Transfer of records to school

Confidentiality and client access to records

Information sharing

Working in partnership with other agencies

Making a complaint

Term dates 2019/20

Autumn Term 2019

Thursday 5th September 2019 – Friday 25th October 2019

Monday 4th November – Friday 20th December 2019

Spring Term 2020

Monday 6th January 2020 – Friday 14th February 2020

Monday 24th February 2020 – Friday 3rd April 2020

Summer Term 2020

Monday 20th April 2020 – Friday 22nd May 2018

May Day Monday 4th May

Monday 8th June 2020 – Friday 23rd July 2020