Arrival and Departure of Children

Arrival of children

Departure of children

Other named persons collecting 

Staffing and Procedures at departure time


Children MUST be picked up on time. If there are reasons beyond your control which will make you late, then every effort must be made to contact Pre-school to inform us of the situation.  

Late collections are charged at £5 for each 15 minute period after the first 5 minutes.  One late collection per term is accepted as unavoidable and will not be charged.  

Childminders who are arranging numerous pick-ups / drop-offs should speak to the Manager if there are likely to be difficulties. 

All incidents of late collection will be recorded. 

For persistent late collection the Pre-school Manager will arrange a meeting with the parent to discuss any issues.

Non collection of a child

If a child is not collected at the end of a session and we have not been given information about any changes to their normal collection arrangements we will follow the following procedure: 

Last reviewed July 2023