SUPPORTING TEACHING AND LEARNING IN SCHOOLS NCFE LEVEL 3 Know the structure of education from early years to post-compulsory education. Summarise entitlement and provision for early years education. All children in England in spite of their background aged 3 and 4 are entitled to 15 hours a week of free early years educations within nurseries and nursery school for up to 38 weeks per year. Local Authorities are funded by the government to ensure that every child receives that education. These hours can be extended if the parents wish to go back to work, but the extra hours is paid by the parents.
Coordinate provision through the development of close partnerships between parents, settings and different agencies in the state, private and voluntary sector. With parental agreement , suppport inclusion in mainstream early years settings and referrals between settings. Early intervention teams have been set up in England to work with children with additional needs from birth to the end of the Early Years Foundation Stage. In every there is an early intervention team that will be part of the multi-agency panel, enabling to be made between settings. An Early Intervention Team: Promotes inclusive practice.
There are many different organisations that provide childcare options for children 0-5 years old these include: Sure Start Children's Centres-They work with parents and children from birth offering health and family support, parenting advice, training and employment advice and provide early years education for children 0-4 years. Nursery Schools-Provide early learning and childcare for children between 3-5 years old. They can often be based at sure start children's centres or linked to a primary school. Pre-Schools-Playgroups provide play and early learning for under fives and 3-4 year old s have their free 15 hours a week entitlement. Childminders-Provide care for children in their own homes and children under 4 years old are still entitled to their 15 hours a week free.
• Day Nurseries Such as Bishop Auckland College: Based in workplaces and run by businesses or voluntary groups providing care and learning activities for children from birth to five years old. • Child-minders: Look after children under 12 in the child-minder’s own home. They can look after up to six children under eight years old, although no more than three of them must be under the age of five. Since 2004 all children in the UK aged three and four years old have been entitled to free places at nursery or another preschool setting (including child-minders). From 1st September 2010 the Government extended these hours from 12.5 to 15 hours for up to 38 weeks of the year.
Question 1a Summerise entitlement and provision for early years education. Since the Childcare Act 2006 and as part of Every Child Matters all children in the UK aged 3 and 4 years old are entitled to free places at either a nursery or another pre-school setting for up to 15 hours a week for 38 weeks of the year. This is funded by the government for local authorities to ensure that every child has at least 2 years free education before reaching school age. Sure Start Children Centres: Work with parents from the birth of their child, helping with early years education, full day or short term care, health and family support as well as parenting advice and employment advice. Nursery Schools: Help with early learning and childcare for children between the ages of 3-5.
Unit 1- A introduction to working with children D1/D2 A statutory provision setting for children aged 0-5 years is sure start; sure start is a government funded programme that makes sure that every child has the best start for their future. They also offer advice for single mums and teenaged mums that are struggling. Sure start offers alot of support and help for parents, sure start has family support services which includes advice, support and help etc. Sure start has early education which teaches your child to maybe count, learn the alphabet, learn through play etc. Sure start has a variety of activities and services which includes stay and play groups, young parents group e.g.
Early Years Professional Status Standards To achieve Early Years Professional Status candidates must demonstrate the following: 1. Support the healthy growth and development of children from birth to the age of 5. 1.1 Know and understand how children learn and develop and how this can be affected by individual circumstances. 1.2 Support children through a range of transitions. 1.3 Support the development of children’s communication, language, literacy and mathematics skills.
SUPPORTING TEACHING AND LEARNING IN SCHOOLS LEVEL 3 Assignment 1 Question 1a In English schools, as part of the Every Child Matters (ECM) agenda and the Childcare Act of 2006, every child aged 3-4 years old has a right to free, part time education. The government provides funds to the local authority to provide education for up to 15 hours per week for 38 weeks of the year. A child may start their EYFS education in the term following their 3rd birthday and will continue until the 31st August following the child's 5th birthday. This ensures that each child gets up to 2 years free education before they start Year 1, Key Stage 1. Children may get their free education from a variety of registered childcare providers such as: *Pre- schools (2-5 years) *Playgroups (2-5years) *Private Nursery schools (3-4 years) *Maintained Nursery schools *Primary school, reception classes, where they operate an early admissions policy for 4 year olds.
1. Know the structure of education from early years to post-compulsory education. The Every Child Matters agenda and the Childcare Act of 2006 stated that it will be an entitlement of all 3 and 4 year olds to receive free part-time early year’s education. As part of the agenda the government’s Sure Start initiative offers all 3 and 4 year olds a guaranteed free, 12.5 hours per week, 38 weeks per year “early years” placement. The Sure Start programme is intended to deliver the best start in life for every child by bringing together early education, childcare, health and family support.
“Rough Draft- Family Centered Early Care Preschool” Sonya Seidel ECE313: Collaboration with Parents & Community Instructor: Crystal Daniels April 16, 2012 There are five main focuses that are used in Family Centered early care preschools. These main focuses help children build and hone their newly acquired skills. Through out this paper I will be able to explain, in more detail, how these five skills can help both parents and their children. 1. Attachment A.