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The policy documents below contain all of our official policies. They are the most up to date versions and have been ratified by our governing board on 16th November 2016.


If you require any of the policies or any other information from our website as a paper copy please ask at reception where we will happily provide these.


If you have any questions relating to any Pen Green policy, please contact reception on 01536 443435. Hard copies of all our policies are available on request from reception.

Accessibility, Equal Opportunities, and SEND


This policy document details official policy on:

  • admissions
  • anti-harassment, discrimination and victimisation
  • community cohesion
  • Early Years Pupil Premium
  • SEND and the local offer


More information on the Pupil Premium at Pen Green can be found here.



Pen Green assessment policy for all children in our nursery and early years provision. Also includes details of the 2 year old review.


Learning and Development Requirements


This policy document contains details on the following:

  • Behaviour management and challenging behaviour
  • Teaching, play, learning and development
  • The Pen Green curriculum

As an early years setting, the Pen Green curriculum falls under the national Early Years Foundation Stage. Please click here for the national EYFS framework.

Information and Records


This document details official policy on the following:

  • Data protection and confidentiality
  • Charging and costs
  • Debt recovery
  • eSafety policy

Safeguarding and Welfare - Health

Includes policies on the following:

  • Healthy eating
  • Food and drink in the centre
  • Administering medicines
  • Breastfeeding
  • Bottle feeding
  • First aid
  • Accident or injury
  • Child illness

Safeguarding and Welfare - Premises, Health & Safety


Covers policy on the following areas:

  • risk assessment
  • critical incident response
  • fire evacuation procedure
  • home visiting
  • lone working
  • smoking
  • off-site visits

Safeguarding and Welfare - Safeguarding


Covers the following:

  • Principles for safeguarding children
  • Child protection
  • Suitable people, DBS and disqualification
  • Record keeping
  • Whistleblowing
  • What to do if you are concerned about a child
  • eSafety and the use of mobile phones, social media, film, photography and cameras in the centre
  • Anti-bullying policy
  • Child collection policy and uncollected child policy
  • Lost child policy
  • Parental responsibility
  • Substance abuse
  • Dealing with allegations against staff and carers
  • Volunteer policy
  • Nappy changing
  • Toilet training
  • Sleeping at nursery

Northamptonshire County Council Safeguarding Policies

Department for Education Safeguarding Policies

The Pen Green Centre for Children and their Families offers outstanding integrated early years services and education for the families of Corby.