Restraining a child

Aim   of policy

To ensure   that each child is safe at all times

Audience   for policy

Nursery   staff

Relationship   to Curriculum

Health and   well being

Review   Date

 May 2016

 

1 If a child   puts him/herself in danger, a member of staff will call to the child to alert   them to the danger.
2 If   necessary, a member of staff will put their arms round the child to restrain   them while speaking gently to them to reassure them.
3 If the   child does not settle, the parent/carer will be contacted by staff in the   school office and asked to come to the Nursery.
4 If the   child does settle, the parent/carer will be informed of the incident when the   child is collected.
5 All   incidents involving restraint must be recorded on an Incident form.