4th September – 21st December 2023
72 teaching days,
2 inset days
Staff Inset days 4th, 5th September
Half-Term Break 23rd – 27th October 2023
8th January – 28th March 2024
53 teaching days
1 inset day
Staff Inset Day 8th January
Half-Term Break 12th -16th February 2024
15th April – 26th July 2024
65 teaching days
2 inset days
Staff Inset Days 15th April and 26th July
May Bank Holiday 6th May
Half-Term 27th – 31st May 2023
Eid al-Adha holiday 17th and 18th June
The above term times can be downloaded and printed click on the link below
A TYPICAL SESSION AT NOOR UL ISLAM PRE-SCHOOL:
The pre-school aims to promote snack time as a learning opportunity which promotes healthy eating, hygiene, turn taking, sharing, interaction and learning about food from different cultures and countries.
Taking into consideration suggested snack ideas from the Children’s Food Trust, we have planned a two-week snack menu. Staff are aware of any food allergies children may have as shared by parents on their child’s registration at the setting. We ensure that there are no nut products on our menus.
Please see below our 2-week menu which we repeat on a cyclical basis throughout the year.
Noor ul Islam Pre-School recognises parents as the primary educators of their children, and we welcome parental involvement. There are many ways parents may contribute to the setting, such as:
Waltham Forest Noor Ul Islam is committed to respecting and safeguarding your privacy and to the processing of your and your child’s personal information for legitimate and lawful purposes in line with the Data Protection Act and the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR). We do not process your data unnecessarily or unfairly and are committed to keeping yours and your child’s data safe.
The GDPR ensures and enforces your right to have your privacy respected and your data protected. It also enables you to have easier access to the personal information organisations hold about you to ensure it is accurate, up to date and processed lawfully and fairly.
The data protection principles set out the main responsibilities for organisations and requires the following for personal data:
We are required by law to collect, hold and use information about you, your family, and your child whilst your child is with us. In doing so, we must ensure that confidential information is held securely and only accessible to those who have a right or a professional need to see. We are also bound by legislation that requires us to ensure records are kept and shared to keep children safe and to meet the needs of those with special educational needs.
In order to meet our legal and contractual obligations with the local authority and Department of Education we are also required to share certain personal data with them.
We also collect consent from you to process personal data to enable us to provide care and education tailored to meet your child’s individual needs and to enhance your child’s experiences with us.
We only hold the necessary “Personal Data” that is required to provide care and learning that is tailored to meet your child’s individual needs. We also collect information in order to verify your eligibility for free childcare and the Early Years Pupil Premium (EYPP) as applicable.
The data we collect, use, store and share (where appropriate) includes, but is not restricted to:
The personal data you provide is used to administer the service you have enrolled your child on to, this includes:
We take the responsibility of maintaining the privacy and confidentiality of your data seriously. All hard copies of data collected are stored securely in lockable filing cabinets/cupboards only accessed by authorised personnel who have all had the relevant background checks completed.
All data stored on our computers are password protected and backed up onto a secure server, these are only accessed by authorised personnel who have all had the relevant background checks completed.
We have a Data Protection Policy in place which is communicated to all our staff members.
We only keep personal data for as long as is necessary to comply with our statutory and contractual obligations. Our Data Protection policy sets out the retention periods for the data we collect.
Your child’s individual record of achievement pack is passed on to you when your child leaves, we do not keep either paper or electronic records.
We will only share data with other professionals/organisations when we have received consent from you, after explaining to you why we feel it will be helpful to do so. In addition to this we also have legal and regulatory obligations to share your data with statutory authorities if there is a safeguarding concern, the Local Authority and Department of Education, Ofsted, and our insurance underwriter (if applicable).
Please note: We will not under any circumstances share or process your data for any marketing purposes unless you have opted-in for us to do so; or use your data to make automated decisions. We do not under any circumstances sell data.
You have the right to:
If you wish to exercise any of these rights at any time, please speak to the head of the service you are using. You may be asked to put your request in writing.
If you have any questions, comments, or concerns about this privacy notice please speak to the head of your service in the first instance, who should be able to address your enquiry. However if you continue to have concerns you may:
This notice will be reviewed regularly and any changes either due to internal processes or future changes in regulation and legislation will be posted on our website and/or through an email or postal notification.
Noor Ul Islam Pre-school: 711-723 High Road, London E10 5AB
ICO registration number: ZA294029