Preparing for a

new normal

Nothing could have prepared us for the huge changes we are facing across the sector. From the way we interact with parents, to the cosiness of our environments and interactions with our children, the Covid-19 pandemic has  fundamentally changed the way we work. The resources in this months bundle will support you in managing your setting as you open up your doors for more children, whilst supporting your staff team. 

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May 2020

Opening Your Setting Safely


As we prepare to open our doors for more children, this leader guide takes account of the government guidance and gives you practical steps to take to open your setting safely

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May 2020

Staff Re-boarding Tool


Use this document alongside the settling back safely tool to ensure you are aware of any changes in staff personal details and remain compliant with sector legislation


May 2020

Covid-19 Parent Contract

Keeping our children and staff safe is our top priority. Ensure parents know what's expected of them with this Covid19 Parent Contract. Completely editable for your setting


May 2020

Sample Covid-19 Policy


This sample policy is editable to fit your setting. The policy uses The 3 I's to identify the processes you have put in place in light of Covid-19

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May 2020

Staff room reflect together poster

Pop this poster in your staff room and encourage staff to offer their thoughts and opinions on what is and isn't working. Remember that staff voice is as important as children's

May 2020

Covid-19 Sample Risk Assessment

Use this spreadsheet to ensure you have covered all the bases for your risk assessment completely editable for your setting. 

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May 2020

Settling Back Safely Tool


Use this tool alongside the staff reboarding document to ensure staff feel confident and safe in returning to work. Show your team that their wellbeing is your priority. 

New Normal reflective practice workbook.

May 2020

Reflective Practice Toolkit


Being reflective is an essential component of leadership. This tool helps you to organise your thoughts and create a list of actions you need to complete

In The Staff Room With - Denise Russell

In this Podcast, Bev talks to Denise Russell, who has kept 3 out of her 4 settings open over the lockdown period. Denise shares her experiences of keeping her children and families safe along with how she has interpreted and embedded the government guidance. 

Leader Training

This leaders training video will support you in opening your setting safely, mitigating risks and managing the concerns of your staff team.

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