Policies & Procedures Pack

All the policies & procedures you require to run a well-organised, successful childminding business!
EDIT to suit your own business! Now includes NEW Funded Hours Policy (Scotland ELC Provider) & Contingency Plan, PLUS Outdoor Play and Environment & Sustainability Policy templates!

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UPDATED Coronavirus Policy and Cornonavirus Parent Information Sheet – keep parents and families informed of your setting procedures. Updated July 2021 in line with UK wide easing of restrictions. 

All the policies & procedures you require to run a well-organised, successful childminding business!

Supplied as Microsoft Word documents you can easily edit each file as you require to suit your own setting and circumstances.

This pack contains templates for ALL of the following:

  • Privacy Notice – A GDPR Requirement. This template will allow you to explain clearly:
    • What information you are collecting
    • Your lawful basis for data processing (why you require this information and how it will be used)
    • The methods you use to collect and securely store information
    • Whether anyone else within your setting has permission to collect or access information, e.g. staff or assistants.
    • Anyone else information is shared with and why
    • The methods used to share information
    • How long data is stored for and how it is destroyed
    • Individual’s rights regarding collection, processing and access
  • Accident & Incident Policy
  • Admissions Policy
  • Adult Protection Policy
  • Adverse Weather Policy
  • Allegations of Abuse Policy
  • Anti-Bullying Policy
  • Behaviour Management Policy
  • Care, Learning & Play Policy (Scotland) Updated to refer to Realising the Ambition
  • Child Protection / Safeguarding Policy 
  • Complaints Procedure
  • Confidentiality Policy 
  • Contingency Plan 
  • Coronavirus Policy *UPDATED plus revised Parent Information Sheet 
  • Dental Hygiene Policy
  • Dropping Off & Collection Policy
  • Emergency & Alternative Care Policy
  • Emergency Evacuation Procedure
  • Environment & Sustainability Policy 
  • Equal Opportunities & Inclusion Policy *Updated
  • Fees Policy
  • Food Safety Policy – Includes Allergen & FSA Requirements
  • Funded Hours Policy
  • Funded Hours Policy (Scotland ELC provider)*NEW
  • Head Lice Policy
  • Health & Safety Policy 
  • Healthy Eating Policy
  • Hygiene Policy
  • Illness Policy *UPDATED
  • Independent Arrival / Departure & Travel Policy 
  • Internet Safety Policy 
  • Late Payment of Fees Policy
  • Learning & Play Policy (England)*Updated and improved to cover ‘Cultural Capital’
  • Loss & Damage to Personal Property Policy 
  • Lost Child Policy
  • Manual Handling Policy 
  • Maternity Policy – See Childminder Assistant Employment Pack for Staff Maternity Policy
  • Mobile Phone, Camera and Photographs Policy 
  • Multiple Contact Policy
  • Nappy & Toilet Training Policy
  • No Smoking Policy
  • Non-Mobile Child Policy
  • Outdoor Play Policy 
  • Outings Policy
  • Overnight Care Policy  See Risk Assessments Pack & Care Plans & Consent Pack for further Overnight Care resources. 
  • Pet Policy
  • Physical Contact Policy
  • Promoting British Values Policy
  • Retention Policy 
  • Service Evaluation Policy
  • Settling In Policy
  • Sleep Policy
  • Social Media Policy 
  • Special Education Needs & Disabilities (SEND) Policy
  • Sun Protection Policy
  • Terrorist Attack / National Emergency Policy
  • Transport Policy
  • Use, Storage and Administration of Medicine Policy
  • Visitors Policy
  • Whistleblowing – Raising Concerns Policy
  • Working In Partnership With Parents Policy

Confidentiality Policy

Easily select from and edit the individual templates or use the full booklet documents to create a comprehensive policies and procedures file. Why not create an E-booklet by saving your completed set of policies as a PDF which can be shared digitally with parents via email attachment!

Also includes an attractive Front Cover, Alphabetical and Categorised Contents Sheets, Updates & Reviews Record and Distribution Record so you can ensure your policies are regularly reviewed and easily keep track of any changes made and who has copies.

Policies CoverUpdates & Reviews RecordDistribution Record


Customisation Service 

Would you like to further personalise your policies booklet? No problem, contact us to enquire about our customisation service and we will be happy to assist you with adding your business name and logo.


This service is FREE to Gold and Platinum Members!

OR select the Customisation Service at checkout then contact us with your requirements. Logos must be provided in png or jpeg format. Requests for customisation will be dealt with on a first come first served basis and emailed out on completion. 



Please be aware that the policies and procedures supplied in this pack are templates. They have been produced primarily to meet the requirements of childminders registered either in Scotland or England but may be easily edited to suit childcare providers based elsewhere or for use in larger childcare settings.

It is extremely important that you read through each template and edit or add details where necessary to suit your own setting and individual circumstances before implementing them in your service.

Whilst MindingKids endeavours to keep the information in our products up to date and correct, we make no warranties of any kind. It is the responsibility of each individual childcare provider to ensure that they comply with relevant legislation and requirements.

Please see the Further Details tab above for file format and supply information.
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    All Policies & Procedures are Microsoft Word documents, simply save to your computer and edit as required. The Front Cover, Updates & Reviews Record and Distribution Record are supplied as PDF forms. Simply save to your computer then click in each area to enter information, or print out and fill in by hand.

    See the Help page if you are having trouble typing information into PDF forms.

    The download version of this pack is supplied as a ZIP FILE. Please see the Help page for further information.