Annual Report

If you would like a copy of our Annual Report, please email

Behaviour Policy

Children’s behaviour is managed effectively and in a manner appropriate for their stage of development and particular needs. At 1st Place, we uphold the right for all members of our community to be treated with respect and equality. Please read the following documents to find out more:

GDPR (General Data Protection Regulations)

1st Place is committed to ensuring that personal and sensitive information that we hold about you and your family is protected and kept safe and secure. Please read the following documents to find out more:

Medicines Policy

1st Place will work in partnership with parents to ensure the safety and well being of their children including those with long term conditions such as epilepsy, asthma or sickle cell anaemia. We will also continue to support the children in our care when they are suffering from short term illness providing that they are considered able to cope with the nursery day and are not likely to infect other children or staff. Please read our Medicines Policy to find out more: 1st Place Medicines Policy.

Parents Child Protection Policy

The welfare of children is paramount in our nursery. In order to ensure this, we follow the local safeguarding procedures approved by the local Area Safeguarding Children Board and have our own detailed policy. Everyone at 1st Place that works with children is trained to be able to carry out these procedures. If you want to find out more please read our Parents Child Protection Policy.

Late Collection Policy

1st Place core opening hours are 9.00am-5.00pm with extended day sessions available for parents booking in advance.  At registration, all parents/carers sign to say that they will abide by the terms and conditions of the nursery, and that they will keep to their agreed times of attendance. For more information, please read our Late collection of children Policy.

Settling in Procedures for children

New parents are asked to spend at least one week settling in their child. This will be a gradual process that reflects the needs of each child. Each child is treated as an individual, some may need more time (or less) at the discretion of the keyworker. For more information, please read the following documents:

Fees Procedure and Agreement

If you want to find out more about fees, childcare vouchers, the different payment methods and more please read the Fees Procedure and Agreement 2014 document.

Admission forms

If you are offered and accept a place, you should complete and return the Admission forms.

Cookies Policy

We use cookies to collect and monitor data about site usage and interaction that will allow us to offer the best possible user experience and services to our audience. Cookies are files downloaded and stored in your computer through the browser, depending on you preferences and settings. By using this website and agreeing to this policy, you consent to 1st Place’s use of cookies in accordance with the terms of this policy. To find out more, please our 1st Place Cookies Policy.

Terms of Use

These terms of use govern your use of our website. Please read the 1st Place Terms and Conditions in full before you use this website. If you do not accept these terms of use, please do not use this Website. Your continued use of this site confirms your acceptance of these terms.

Facebook Policy

The Facebook page and groups are used as a form of two-way communication with parents and other individuals interested in our work. For more information, please read our 1st Place Facebook Policy.

Safeguarding Policy

We comply with the welfare requirement for safeguarding and promoting children’s welfare and follow the local safeguarding procedure approved by the Southwark Safeguarding Children Board. We ensure that all adults working and looking after children and working with vulnerable adults are fully trained and able to put the procedures into practice. For more information, please read our 1st Place Safeguarding Policy.