Code of Conduct

Windmill Pre-School have a specific code of conduct which provides a framework detailing the acceptable and non acceptable forms of behaviour on the pre-school setting. This code of conduct is part of the contract made with every parent or carer when agreeing for a child to attend the setting.

Any form of threatening or aggressive behaviour towards a member of staff or another child on the pre-school site will not be tolerated and will be addressed immediately. Behaviour which will not be accepted includes, but is not limited to, :

  • Disruptive behaviour which interferes or threatens to interfere with any normal operation of the pre-school.

  • Inappropriate behaviour on the school premises.

  • Using loud or offensive language or displaying aggressive behaviour.

  • Threatening behaviour (physical or verbal) to/from a member of staff, trustee, visitor, parent/carer or child.

  • Damaging or destructive behaviour of school property.

  • Sending abusive/threatening emails/text/voicemail/phone messages or other written communications (including social media) to anyone within the pre-school community.

  • Offensive or derogatory comments regarding the pre-school or any of the pupils/parents/staff/trustees

  • Use of physical, verbal or written aggression towards another adult or child, which includes physical punishment of your own child on pre-school premises.

  • Approaching another child in order to discuss or chastise them regarding matters associated  with their own child. Such discussions should be conducted in private (Please note, such an approach to a child may be seen to be an assault and may have legal consequences)

  • Dogs are not permitted on pre-school premises. (Guide dogs are exceptions to this rule).

  • Smoking, taking illegal drugs or the consumption of alcohol on school premises is not permitted.

Should any of the above occur on pre-school premises or in connection with pre-school, the Trustees and Manager may deem it necessary to contact the appropriate authorities or consider banning the offending adult from entering pre-school premises.

Please speak to the Pre-school manager for a copy of the complete code of conduct document.