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Government policies and advice

There is a range of statutory and government guidance that we comply with to ensure that we operate in a safe and efficient manner:

1. Our curriculum

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framework for the early years foundation stage 

This underpins the education we provide (set out in our Teaching and Learning Policy).
Promoting fundamental British values as part of Spiritual, Moral, Social and Cultural education (SMSC) in schools One area covered by the EYFS is the promotion of children's spiritual, moral, cultural, mental and physical development. Our principles or values were developed in line with this non-statutory advice.
Revised Prevent Duty Guidance Our Behaviour Policy, Getting Along Together, our Equality and Inclusion Policy, Different But Equal and our Teaching and Learning Policy set out how we do this in line with this statutory guidance.

2. Keeping Children Safe

Keeping Children Safe in Education 

This is the Government's core safeguarding and child protection information, and is updated once a year.

All staff must read part 1 and Annex B. School leaders must also read Annex C (DSL role), Part 4 and Part 5

Governors with specific responsibilities read sections that relate directly to their roles, for example those who participate in recruitment read Part 3.

Working Together to Safeguard Children 2023   All staff read as part of their induction
What to do if you're worried a child is being abused 2015   All staff read as part of their induction

3.Encouraging good nutrition

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Nutrition Matters in Early Years

Nutritional advice from Public Health England

Our Food Policy and practice is in line with this advice.

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