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Outings and community

Last updated Principle and statement of intent At Bumbles Day Care, to encourage learning, with parental permission, we try as often as we can to take the children out of the day care environment. Trips to the park, library and shops give them extra knowledge and help to develop their […]


Outdoor play

Last updated Principle and statement of intent At Bumbles Day Care we believe outdoor play is an integral part of the curriculum. Outdoor play is essential for all aspects of a child’s development. It can provide children with experiences which enable them to develop intellectually, emotionally, socially and physically. In […]


Observation, record keeping and assessment

Last updated Principle and statement of intent At Bumbles Day Care we aim to offer a learning programme that uses planned play activities that allow children to grow and to develop the skills they will need to become confident and independent, and to reach their full potential. In forming this […]


Medical Administration

Last updated Principle and statement of intent In accordance with principles of good practice, it is Bumbles Day Care’ policy that all medicines given to children in our care are only administered by either a member of staff who holds NVQ Level III in childcare or equivalent, or with appropriate […]


Manual Handling

Last updated Principle and statement of intent The health, safety and welfare of all the people who work or attend Bumbles Day Care are of fundamental importance. Lifting is an inevitable part of a typical day in a childcare setting. Lifting children, picking up toys and carrying toy boxes are […]


Managing children’s behaviour

Last updated Principle and statement of intent The standards and principles of our policy take into account the U.N Convention on Rights of the Child which states “that the child should be fully prepared to live an individual life in society, and brought up in the spirit of the ideals […]


Lost or missing child

Last updated Principle and statement of intent At Bumbles Day Care children’s safety is maintained as the highest priority at all times, and we have written policies to ensure the security and safety of children in our care. These policies include: Arrival & Departure, General Health & Safety, Outings & […]


Learning through fun and play

Last updated Principle & statement of intent At Bumbles Day Care we believe that children, as individuals, learn through play that is well-planned and pleasurable. Play is a vital part of childhood and is necessary for every child’s healthy development. Play supports children to move through each stage of their […]


Intimate Care

Last updated Principle and statement of intent This policy has been formed following the guidelines and principles in the: U.N Convention on Rights of the Child – This emphasises the child’s right to protection from harm and the provision of adequate services and participation in all matters that concerns him/her.The […]


Infection Control

Last updated Principle and statement of intent Bumbles recognises the importance of infection control within our settings and in formulating this policy we have followed DHSS guidelines. All of the staff at Bumbles are committed to creating an environment for children and adults alike that is free from infection. The […]