Behaviour Policy

Behaviour Policy

Policy statement

As a registered childminder I aim to offer a quality childcare service for parents and children. All parents and children will be treated with equal concern.
I understand that boundaries and limits need to be made clear to help manage behaviour in a positive manner.

I will only set boundaries and limits suitable to the child’s age and stage of development.

I believe in accentuating the positive and that this is a more effective way of setting limits for children of all ages.
I will not tolerate bullying of any kind.

I will work in partnership with the children’s parents and encourage them to inform me of any change of circumstance that might affect the behaviour of the child.


House Rules

We all sit at the table (or in our highchair) to eat or drink.
This is to prevent spills and choking accidents. It also helps to create a social atmosphere in which children can learn good table manners.
We treat the furniture with respect.
This is to prevent children from falling off settees and hurting themselves and also to learn to respect others’ property and to use things for what they were designed.
We look after the toys and play with them correctly.
We learn not to throw toys as this could hurt someone and/or break the toy.
We remove our shoes in the hallway.
We don’t want to tread mud (or worse) onto the carpets and flooring where the babies crawl and we sit to play.
We treat others how we would like to be treated
We learn good manners, ‘please’ and ‘thank you’ and are nice to each other. We do not allow any hurting of each other either by physical or verbal means.
We share our toys and activities and help to tidy away when finished with them.
We will not fall over toys and hurt ourselves if we keep the floor tidy.

I will not use any physical punishment or any other form of punishment that will cause the child discomfort or pain, nor any kind of humiliating or hurtful...