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Policies 

Policies

A full list of Aranda Afters policies and their appropriate links is in the table below.

Please note: Policy updates will occur, on an ongoing basis, as a result of: changes in National Regulations; Committee decisions; community feedback and consultation; ongoing clarification, refinement and improvement – and often before a policy is due for its review cycle (which is indicated on the cover page of the policy).

The latest update/version of all implemented policies will be placed on our website and parents will be informed, using the guidelines below, that an update has occurred. 

A full list of Aranda Afters policies and their appropriate links is in the table below.

Please note: Policy updates will occur, on an ongoing basis, as a result of: changes in National Regulations; Committee decisions; community feedback and consultation; ongoing clarification, refinement and improvement – and often before a policy is due for its review cycle (which is indicated on the cover page of the policy).

The latest update/version of all implemented policies will be placed on our website and parents will be informed, using the guidelines below, that an update has occurred. 

Regulation 172 of the Education and Care Services National Regulations requires us to ensure that:

(1)  Subject to subregulation (3), the approved provider of an education and care service must ensure that parents of children enrolled at the service are notified at least 14 days before making any change to a policy or procedure referred to in regulation 168 or 169 that may have a significant impact on —

(a)  the service’s provision of education and care to any child enrolled at the service; or

(b)  the family’s ability to utilise the service.

(2)  The approved provider of an education and care service must ensure that parents of children enrolled at the service are notified at least 14 days before making any change that will affect the fees charged or the way in which fees are collected.

(3)  If the approved provider considers that the notice period would pose a risk to the safety, health or  wellbeing of any child enrolled at the service, the approved provider must ensure that parents of children enrolled at the service are notified as soon as practicable after making a change referred to in subregulation (1).

Aranda Afters Policies

Policy Review

(2)  The approved provider of an education and care service must ensure that parents of children enrolled at the service are notified at least 14 days before making any change that will affect the fees charged or the way in which fees are collected.

Please find attached our reviewed policies. These policies will be up for 14 days for community suggestions. After the 14 days these policies will be put in place.

Additional Needs Policy 2022 22/08/2022

Acceptance and Refusal Authorisation Policy 22/08/2022

New Policies 

Regulation 172 of the Education and Care Services National Regulations requires us to ensure that:

(1)  Subject to subregulation

(3), the approved provider of an education and care service must ensure that parents of children enrolled at the service are notified at least 14 days before making any change to a policy or procedure referred to in regulation 168 or 169 that may have a significant impact on —

(a)  the service’s provision of education and care to any child enrolled at the service; or

(b)  the family’s ability to utilise the service.

(2)  The approved provider of an education and care service must ensure that parents of children enrolled at the service are notified at least 14 days before making any change that will affect the fees charged or the way in which fees are collected.

(3)  If the approved provider considers that the notice period would pose a risk to the safety, health or  wellbeing of any child enrolled at the service, the approved provider must ensure that parents of children enrolled at the service are notified as soon as practicable after making a change referred to in subregulation (1).