Fire drill policy

  • IF YOU DISCOVER A FIRE

    • Raise alarm by breaking glass in appropriate Fire Alarm Box
    • Attack the fire if possible, with the appliances provided but without personal risks

    ON HEARING THE ALARM

    • Evacuate the children immediately by the nearest safe exit – take registers and children’s information box
    • The Manager or person in charge to ring the Fire Brigade
    • One person to check building (turn off appliances if appropriate)
    • Take children as far as possible from the building to designated assembly (Discoverers’ garden entrance gate)
    • Check registers – ensure ALL children and staff are present
    • Close doors and DO NOT re-enter building until the “All Clear” is given

    LOCATION OF FIRE EQUIPMENT


    GROUND FLOOR

    Explorers’ Room (4mths – 2 years)

    Fire Alarm Box on garden door frame and on wall next to windows in each sleep room.

    Fire Extinguishers on wall by garden door.

    Fire Blanket on wall between milk kitchen and bathroom.

    Discoverers’ Room (2 – 5 years)

    Fire Alarm Box on both garden door frames and on wall by external door in sleep room.

    Fire Extinguishers on wall by 2nd garden door and on wall in central area.

    Fire Blankets on wall above both sink units.

    Entrance

    Fire Alarm Box on wall by external door.

    Fire Extinguisher on wall by external door.

    Laundry

    Fire Alarm Box on wall by external door.

    Fire Extinguisher on wall by internal door.

    Kitchen

    Fire Alarm Box on wall by external door.

    Fire Extinguisher on wall by internal door.

    Fire Blanket on wall above sink unit.


    FIRST FLOOR


    Staff Room

    Fire Blanket on wall above sink.

    Corridor

    Fire Extinguishers on wall next to loft door.

     

    This procedure was reviewed in May 2018.