Safeguarding and Child Protection
At George Eliot Kindergarten, We take our responsibility for safeguarding children very seriously and we ask that you support us in carrying out this important role. our concern is always for the safety and wellbeing of all children. At nursery, we have a named Designated Safeguarding Lead and other supporting DSL’s so that there is always a member of staff with this knowledge available. We also work in partnership with other agencies such as health, education and social care.
As part of the Nursery’s inclusive philosophy,
we take account of any additional needs that a child may have. The nursery works in partnership with parents, carers, health care professionals, education and social care to ensure that the nursery best meets the needs of each individual child. We have a Special Educational Needs Co-Ordinator who assists staff in preparing for meeting children’s needs.
We have two Health and Safety Officers who carry out extra risk assessments to ensure the building is secure and safe. All of our staff are paediatric first aid trained, and have received food hygiene, infection and prevention training, and regular safeguarding training.
Staff photographs are displayed together with their role and main qualifications. All George Eliot staff also wear a uniform for easy recognition.
All staff at George Eliot have current enhanced DBS checks and all staff receive regular training around child protection issues.