Parent Information & Policies

Baden Powell Lodge, Pavilion Road, Hedge End, Southampton, SO30 2EZ

Telephone: mobile 07769177701 (during pre-school hours only) E-mail:

Pavilion Pirates Pre-school

An Ofsted outstanding provider of early years pre-school education in Hedge End and Botley

Term dates

Autumn Term 1

Tuesday 4th September 2018 - Friday 19th October 2018.

Autumn Term 2

Monday 29th October 2018 - Friday 21st December 2018.

Spring Term 1

Monday 7th January 2019 - Friday 15th February 2019.

Spring Term 2

Monday 25th February 2019 - Friday 5th April 2019.

Summer Term 1

Tuesday 23rd April 2019 - Friday 24th May 2019.

Summer Term 2

Monday 3rd June 2019 - Wednesday 17th July 2019 or Thursday 18th July for school leaver's only.

Inset days

Monday 3rd September 2018

Tuesday 6th November 2018

Wednesday 6th February 2019

Thursday 2nd May 2019

Friday 19th July 2019

Important Dates

Friday 14th June 2019 - Preschool Teddy Bear's Picnic from 12.30pm - Venue TBC

Thursday 18th July 2018 - Leavers' Party


We use the online journal Tapestry to document your child's progress at Pavilion Pirates. Click the link below to access Tapestry.

Log into Tapesty: Online learning journal

Order My Nametags name labels, and help us raise funds. Use School ID 47158


Please use the link below to order personalised labels to help name all your child's belongings.

Click on the links to download our policies


1.1 Children's rights and entitlements                                    1.2 Safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable adults     

1.3 Looked after children

1.4 Uncollected child                                                              1.5 Missing child                                                                  1.6 Online safety (incl mobile phones and cameras)

1.7 Door policy

1.8 Whistle Blowing Policy                                                     1.9 Tapestry on-line learning journal

1.10 Code of conduct

2.1 Employment Policy                                                          2.2 Student placements

2.3 Supervision Policy                                                            3.1 Induction of employees and volunteers                            3.2 First Aid

3.3 Sun protection                                                                  3.4 Staff medication and sickness                                          4.1 The role of the key person and settling in

5.1 Staffing                                                                            6.1 Administering medicine                                                   6.2 Managing children with allergies

6.3 Recording and reporting of accidents                                                 


Pavilion Pirates Pre-school, an outstanding pre-school in Hedge End and Botley. Pavilion Pirates Pre-school is a registered charity: 1070029