Start-up pack on USB

This version of the Start-up Pack is supplied on a USB and is delivered by post. Alternatively you can purchase a downloadable version of the Start-up Pack so that you can access its contents immediately.

The Start-up Pack contains templates of all the paperwork that you are likely to need when setting up and running your out of school club. It combines the contents of our main individual template packs:

plus numerous additional policies and forms that we do not currently sell separately, giving you a total of 116 template documents.

The templates in the Start-up Pack reflect the current version (2024) of the Statutory Framework for the Early Years Foundation Stage, as well as any approporaite references to relevant legislation such as the introduction of the GDPR and Equalities Act 2010.

The template documents are supplied in Microsoft Word format so that you can easily modify them as needed for your own childcare setting. If you are unsure whether your word processing application can open Word documents, find out more about software compatibility.   

As well as being available as a USB (delivered by Royal Mail), you can also purchase the Start-up Pack as a download so that you can start using it right away.  

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Contents of the pack

40 Template Policies
All 10 policies from our Essential Policies Pack plus 30 others

Administering medication
Admissions and fees
Aggressive behaviour
Arrivals and departures
Behaviour management
Child induction
Dangerous plants
Data protection
Early Years Foundation Stage
Emergency evacuation
Environmental policy
Fire safety and risk assessment

Food Safety
Health and safety
Healthy eating
Illness and accidents
Intimate care
Involving parents
Manual handling
Missing children
Mission statement
Mobile phones
No platform
Risk assessment
Safe recruitment
Safe internet use
Safeguarding (child protection)
Smoking, alcohol and drugs
Social media
Staff behaviour
Staff disciplinary procedure
Staff grievance
Staff induction and development
Suspending and excluding children
Uncollected children

40 Template Forms

All the forms from our standard Forms pack
Accident record
Accident tracking
Activity risk assessment
Allergy list
Allergy management plan
Booking form
Building risk assessment
Children's risk assessment
Collection by unknown person
Complaints record
Daily environment checks
Daily register
Document checklist
Equipment risk assessment

Fire drill record
Emergency evacuation poster
First Aid Poster
Fire procedure
Head injury form
Health management plan
Incident record
Inclusion action plan
Inclusion audit
Journey route risk assessment
Logging a concern
Medical form
Outing permission form
Outing risk assessment checklist
Outing risk assessment overview
Outing route risk assessment
Permission to administer medicine
Permission to apply sunscreen
Permission to use photographs
Play plan
Play risk-benefit assessment
Quick ref Matrix
Record of medication given
Record of pre-existing injuries
Registration form
Toy catalogue sheet and risk assessment
Visitor log
27 Staff and Management Template Documents
All the documents from our Employment and Management pack plus our Expenses spreadsheet
Annual appraisal form
Application form
Appraisal self-evaluation form
Business expenses spreadsheet
Candidate self declaration
Central DBS record
Confirmation of suitability to work with children (disqualification)
Deputy manager job description
Employee quarterly review form
Holiday record

Interview questions
Interview record sheet
Invitation to attend interview
Letter of acceptance
Lone working checklist
Lone working risk assessment
Manager job description
Monthly timesheet
Playworker job description
Policy confirmation slip

Reference request letter
Report of an injury (standard HSE form)
Sample job advertisement
Staff medical form
Staff record sheet
Volunteer agreement
Volunteer record
8 Sample Parent Communication Documents
All the documents from our Parent Communication Pack
Club handbook
Club rules (A4 poster)
Daily snack menu (A4 poster)
Club newsletter example
Child settling in survey
Survey of demand
Customer satisfaction survey (for parents)
Customer satisfaction survey (for children)


Related packs

This version of the Start-up Pack is supplied on a CD and is delivered by post. If you would prefer to receive the Start-Up Pack immediately, see the downloadable version of our Start-up Pack.

Our brand-new Legal Pack has been curated with our resident lawyer to make your life that little bit easier.

The pack includes: A standard terms and conditions of booking covering the main commercial points of refunds, booking terms, data protection and termination of service. A statement of employment particulars meeting your obligations for day one, a factsheet about business structures and how to choose the right one. The final sheet contains advice on how to protect your business from takeover. To see our Legal Pack click here


How to purchase

To purchase the Start-up Pack online you will need a debit or credit card. Don't worry, we do accept payment by bank transfer or invoice and cheque — it just takes a little longer! Email us at for further details. The Start-up Pack on CD will be despatched to you when we have received your payment.

If you have any questions about this product, please contact us on

For more information about our returns policy, your rights to cancel this order and our peace of mind guarantee, see our Terms and Conditions.

When you purchase the Start-Up Pack on USB we will send a confirmation email to the address that you specified in the purchase process. The USB will be despatched to you by post and will normally reach you within 5 working days of your order.