We understand that there is a great deal of uncertainty now and therefore we hope this information will help you understand the actions we may be forced to take.
Therefore, we are required to put the following measures in place:
If you have travelled or have future travel plans abroad then to update the setting as to destination and return dates. If you are travelling to any listed areas on the government specified countries listed, then you MUST inform the setting before return. Listed areas found on the following website:
If you have been in contact with anyone with a confirmed or suspected case of COVID-19 then you MUST inform the setting. Appropriate action will be taken dependent on individual circumstances and the current guidance.
Please keep all children off nursery if they have a temperature above 38c degrees and/or a new and continuous cough and inform us by either telephone or email.
Please feel reassured that we will not be sending children home unnecessarily, however, we want to play our part in preventing the spread of the virus.
Our terms and conditions regarding fees for sickness will still apply.
If we are instructed by the government to close the nursery our fees policy states and terms and conditions in special circumstances, we will charge for the first 5 days of closure.
For up to date information please visit https://www.gov.uk/guidance/coronavirus-covid-19-information-for-the-public
First Steps Team