The child is expected to be sent to school with personal hygiene in check and in clean and comfortable clothes. While in the premises, every effort will be taken to make your child immediately environment clean and hygienic. We practice high standards of cleanliness across all our programs and premises. We reserve the right to maintain records on your child and you may ask to view these at any reasonable time. Records will be kept secure and confidential but may be disclosed at our discretion.
MEALS, SNACKS AND SPECIAL DIETARY NEEDS
There is a scheduled snack time in the mornings, afternoon and evening. Careful consideration is given to what snacks should be given to the children. Parents are requested to provide sumptuous, healthy food for snacks and lunch and junk food is to be avoided. Parents are required to inform the authorities if their child has allergies to speciﬁc foods or ingredients along with medication, if required, in case of an emergency. Little Gems will not be liable for any medical emergency.
The pre-school holds a policy on Notiﬁable Diseases and if your child contracts any infectious illness you must tell us without delay and we will advise you as to whether or not your child can attend the pre-school.
TOILETING / NAPPIES
Nappies and wipes must be provided for your child who is not yet potty trained. Any supplied by the pre-school will be charged for. Toilet training will so far as possible be handled in accordance with your speciﬁc requests and according to the developmental needs of the individual child.
ADMINISTERING OF FIRST AID
We are trained to perform Basic First Aid on toddlers and children. Incase if anything more serious, professional medical help will be sought and the parents/ guardians will be informed at the earliest.
ADMINISTERING OF MEDICATION
Full details must be given in advance with a signed and dated request if the Little Gems is to administer any medication. Details required will include name of medicine, dosage and times with any special instructions along with a doctor’s prescription.
ARRANGEMENTS WHEN A CHILD IS ILL
If your child becomes ill or unduly distressed during pre-school hours, we will endeavor to contact a parent of the child so that arrangements can be made for early collection. In the interests of other children and staff it will be necessary to exclude any child who has been diagnosed with certain contagious illnesses and diseases.