Pet Policy

I believe that children can learn a lot from having contact with animals, however certain procedures must be followed to ensure the safety of the children;

  • Children must be encouraged to treat all animals with respect, learning how to handle them correctly.

  • Children must wash their hands after any contact with animals and understand the reasoning behind this.

  • Children must be taught that not all animals are child friendly and that they should always check with the animal’s owner before attempting to stroke or handle them.

  • Food for the pet must be stored safely away from the children's reach

  • A high standard of hygiene must be followed, with careful thought given to the placing of the feeding and drink bowls of dogs and cats.

  • The garden must be checked every morning, before the children are permitted outside to play, to ensure that no animal has fouled it.