Children’s health and well-being is of the utmost importance at the childcare setting. Smoking has proved to be a health risk and therefore in accordance with legislation we operate a strict no smoking policy within our setting and grounds. It is illegal to smoke in enclosed places.

You are respectfully required to abstain from smoking whilst on the premises. This rule also applies to staff, students, parents, carers, visitors, contractors etc.

Staff accompanying children outside the nursery are not permitted to smoke. We also request that parents accompanying nursery children on outings refrain from smoking whilst caring for the children.

Staff must not smoke whilst wearing nursery uniform as it is essential that staff are positive role models to children and promote a healthy lifestyle.

We respect that it is a personal choice to smoke, although as an organisation we support healthy lifestyles and therefore help staff and parents to stop smoking by providing details of: