Nurseries can save time with NDNA
NDNA provides its members with over 90 pre-written policies and procedure templates, to help save nursery owners and managers time and money. Our early years experts, along with a team of employment and contract lawyers, and health and safety consultants have done the hard work, so you don’t have to!
10 things you need to know about the templates:
There are 97 templates written for NDNA members.
They are all researched, developed and checked by NDNA’s early years experts, legal helpline and health and safety consultants.
They are downloadable in Word – so they’re easy to personalise.
Twice a year. They are published in January and July*
Our matrix of changes document shows you what’s changed since the last version.
Yes, they all cover England, Scotland and Wales.
Yes! We have bilingual versions for Welsh members.
Zero! NDNA does the hours of research, writing and checking required for you so all you have to do is personalise them to your early years setting.
None! Our templates are all legally checked.
100% free to NDNA members.
The templates are intended for use as a resource to develop policies specifically for your nursery. Every nursery’s policies and procedures will be unique to their setting. It is important to read every template first and adapt it for use in your setting. You download them as Word documents, so they are easy to personalise.
We have covered all scenarios of running a nursery, from childcare practice, health and safety, employment law and contractual templates. Here are some example template titles:
- parent contract and terms and conditions
- safeguarding policy
- biting policy
- NEW template – Menopause policy
If you need any advice on our templates or on any policy, our early years advisers and legal helpline will be happy to help – for FREE!
*published dates may vary depending on updates from government bodies and legal changes.