Policies

  • We are fully insured by MortonMichel.
  • Appropriate first aid equipment is staffed and accessible.
  • We have a Health and Safety Policy in line with the Health and Safety Act, 1974.
  • Under the Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999, we undertake a risk assessment of the workplace and provide employees with adequate training.
  • All play equipment complies with British Standards. Natural play resources, such as sticks, branches etc. are risk assessed before play commences.
  • Our recruitment policy ensures that all staff are appropriately qualified, have relevant experience and are Disclosure and Barring Service checked.
  • Risk assessments are carried out at both the forest setting and other sites we use by trained staff prior to the arrival of children each day. Risks such as loose branches and animal faeces are addressed before the children arrive on site.
  • Tented toilet facilities are provided and maintained in accordance with health and safety standards.
  • The secure online registry records child's name, date of birth, details of their parents or carers and emergency contact details. Any health or dietary needs are recorded, and notes are kept of any accidents, illnesses or medical treatment administered to the child, to be signed by the parents/carers upon collection, or notified immediately in the event of an emergency.
  • Under the Food Hygiene Regulations 2006, all businesses preparing or supplying food, must register with the environmental health department. Our venues have been registered with LBM and certified as suitable for food preparation and supply.