Children Charity Zimbabwe

Policies and Procedures

Policies and Procedures

Shalom Children's Centre complies with Health and Safety Regulations and has been approved by the Department of Environmental Health and registered with the Ministry of Education and Culture. All our policies are available on request if service users want to see them.

The Centre receives Inspections from the Ministry of Education and Culture and the Ministry of Health and Child Welfare. The Centre will have written policies and procedures which will be read and approved by the relevant regulating authorities.

Our core policies include:

Health and Safety Policy

Our Health and Safety Policy details risk assessment procedure, how we ensure we are all working in a safe environment, Guidance for staff, COSHH, RIDDOR, Electricity, Fire Safety, Accidents, Food and Hygiene and Child Safety. Please see our policies and procedures file.

Equal Opportunities Policy

Our Equal Opportunities Policy details our Admissions Policy, working with families and children, The Curriculum, Food and Festivals, Resources, Language, Special Needs, Grievances, Discriminatory behaviour, Complaints. This policy will be sent out to all service users when an offer for a place has been confirmed.

Special Educational Needs and Disabilities Policy

Our SEND Policy details our procedure for monitoring special needs and disabilities and to ensure that all children have the same entitlement to a broad based curriculum. This policy will be sent out to you with a place offer.

Safe Guarding Children Policy

This policy will be sent out to you with a place offer.

Positive Behaviour Management

This policy outlines how we encourage positive behaviour and how we may deal with any challenging behaviour. It also provides guidance for staff and parents. This policy will be sent to you with a place offer.

Admissions Policy

On enquiry a Welcome Pack will be given to prospective parents and an introductory visit will be suggested. Places are subject to availability. There will be equality of access to nursery places as outlined in our Equal Opportunity Policy.

There are also many other policies and procedures in our Policies folder which can be copied for parents on request.

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