SAFETY POLICIES

Ensuring that all the children who attend The Hive are always safe and well cared for by qualified staff attentive to their needs even in unlikely or emergency situations is very important to us. We have developed the following policies to ensure that both Staff and Parents know what what our procedures are. All our policies are covered in our in-house training with staff and are dynamically reviewed and updated throughout the year. Please click on the links below to read and download the policies.  

Safe use of technology Policy
Administering medication Policy
Arrivals and departures Policy
Behaviour Management Policy
Complaints Policy
Confidentiality Policy
Emergency evacuation Policy
Health and safety Policy
Illness and accidents Policy
Missing child Policy
Risk assessment Policy
Safeguarding Policy
Staff ratio Policy
Uncollected child Policy
 

RISK ASSESSMENTS

Working with children in the outdoors safely involves a deep awareness of potential risks, as well as a strict process for all activities. We carry out regular generic risk assessments as well as a dynamic risk assessment at the beginning of each day and each activity. Our latest generic risk assessment is below. Please click on the link to read and download the document. 

The Hive Generic Risk Assessment

 

PUBLIC LIABILITY INSURANCE

The Hive has a £5m ‘Forest School’ Public Liability + £5m Product LiabilityInsurance from Birnbeck Insurance. Our policy number is SALSALIA/R79242/0332/15. Our insurance policy is available to view and download below. 

The Hive Insurance Policy