Pre-school Policies

Pre-School policies


To view our policies, please ask Theresa Cartwright, Pre-School Leader or any member of staff for our policies folder.  At the time of registering with us and completing an application, you will be asked to sign you agree to our policies and will be given our policies folder to read. Our policies are as recommended by Ofsted, Herts County Council & the Early Years Pre-School Learning Alliance & DfE.  Such policies are Safeguarding, Health & Safety, Emergency care, Positive behaviour, Anti-bullying, eSafety, Complains procedure etc.


Severe weather closures


In the case of severe weather or another emergency, if parents are in any doubt as to whether Aycliffe Drive Pre-school is open, information about Pre-school closures can be found on the County website (  Insert ‘Emergency school closures’ in the ‘Search box’ area, click on ‘Emergency school closures’ and follow the link to find the directory of school closure information, you will find Aycliffe Drive Primary school on the list.

Please note:- If Aycliffe Drive Primary school is closed, Pre-school will be closed. You can sign up to receive school closure alerts by clicking against the school you require information of a closure.


Also, in the case of severe weather, Parents can refer to the Aycliffe Drive Primary schools website:-  for information about Pre-school closures.


Notification usually is given on Three Counties Radio (103.8FM or 630MW/1161MW) and Heart FM (96.6FM) as early as possible. The notifications will either be read on air or displayed on the radio station websites.