Policy & Procedure No.7
1. In the event of an emergency, the following procedure applies:
a. In the event of a fire, an adult will signal with three blasts of a whistle, which is located in the Pre-School office. A back up whistle is located in the Pre-School kitchen.
b. Children and practitioners listen and stop their activity.
c. Practitioners will guide the children to queue at the safest point of exit:
- The front door
- Fire exit at double doors in playroom
d. The most Senior Practitioner will count the children out with a second person, leading the line quickly and safely to the assembly point. Other staff will position to the centre and rear of the line.
e. Assembly Points
- Out of small metal gate and along the pavement to the Kingfisher Kids Club.
- Through the double gates onto the Millfield Primary School playground.
f. The Senior Practitioner counting children out will collect the register folder containing emergency numbers, the Pre-School mobile telephone and its charger.
g. Emergency services will be called.
h. The register will be called.
i. Parents/carers will be contacted and asked to collect children as soon as possible.