ESM Camps’ reputation for high-quality childcare is the result of the professionalism and hard work of all staff. We place the safeguarding and safety of all children as our priority, and therefore follow a strict recruitment policy with relevant experience in childcare to ensure your child’s wellbeing.
Recruitment decisions are made following an extensive application, interview, training and vetting process. Pediatric First Aid is essential for Camp Managers and staff.
All Full-Time employees have to complete safeguarding training which is refreshed yearly. All Seasonal staff are subject to yearly safeguarding training where they will be instructed to complete online courses as well as face to face training days leading up to camps.
Parents are encouraged to say goodbye to their children from the meeting points as they will not be permitted on site in the sports halls
Parents are encouraged to check their children’s temperature and notice any symptoms before leaving the house. If child is unwell, the parents are requested not to drop-off the child to the camp as they won’t be permitted to enter the facility.
On arrival all staff and children will be asked to wash/sanitize their hands.
Staff and children will sanitize their hands before and after each activity.
ESM will reassure that physical contact with children is kept to a minimum.
ESM will continue to promote key messages of hygiene and well-being as per government guidelines.
ESM will reassure children regularly that steps are being taken to keep them safe.
Holiday Camp will have limited campers and small group sizes of 2:15, two adults to every 15 children.
We have adapted our themes, activities, and games to distancing as much as possible but also ensuring that children can have as much fun as well as reducing the need to share equipment.
We will have increased cleaning measures throughout the day for all areas.