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    Is it acceptable for all the paperwork for each child to be kept in one file?

    I was thinking of getting a lever arch file and keeping childs learning journey, child records, contract, permissions etc all in one one file in a lockable cabinet.

    I'm so unorganised thought this may keep me more so and won't loose anything. Thanks

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    I had 2 folders per child

    each had a learning journal that was kept in one filing cabinet draw, this was shared with children and parents, some were sent home every few months to share.

    each had their own paperwork folders in which I placed everything including accidents, attendance, medication, communication logs and so on.

    If you do keep your LJ with your other paperwork you can not send it home to share. Parents are able to request to see all paperwork kept on their children at any time but I would still aim to keep them seperate.
    Busy losing the will to live mwuahahahaha!

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    Default Re: All paperwork in one folder???

    I have 2 files like shelley - one for confidential info and one with the learning journey.

    The learning journey has to go home with the child and I don't want to lose contracts etc

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    I too have two files - a "public file" containing the Learning Journal, photos and bit and pieces of their handicraft etc, and a "private file" containing their personal information, contract, etc.

    I find the separation makes it easy when I want to show something to the Mum/Dad as I don't have to think about dividing it all.

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    Quote Originally Posted by sarah707 View Post
    I have 2 files like shelley - one for confidential info and one with the learning journey.

    The learning journey has to go home with the child and I don't want to lose contracts etc
    I do the same

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    2 files it is then. I should be able to manage that won't need such a big lockable cabinet then. Just seems to be folder after folder taking over my house then theres the toys and the children

    Thank you x

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    dont forget your wallpaper will be covered up with craft, ofsted posters certificates and fingermarks too

    then your seating area for food will gain additional reins/boosters/highchairs along with new food stains

    oh then there is the first aid kit, fire blanket, new homes for door keys, hooks for coats and bags, box for shoes

    think I better stop there now lol
    Busy losing the will to live mwuahahahaha!

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    Aaaaaaaa
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