These hours can be extended if the parents wish to go back to work, but the extra hours is paid by the parents. There are a variety of childcare options available for children within the early years (o-5 years): Nurseries: There are different types of nurseries. Sometimes there are workplaces which offer this service on site to help members of staff. Many schools have nurseries which prepare 3-5 year olds for receptions. This is done through play.
Most infant schools follow the national curriculum as they do English, Mathematics, Science, Art and design, Technology, Geography, History, this is encouraging the child to learn and develop new learning skills. They also do PE which is getting the children more active and involved with exercise and keeping them fit and healthy. An infant school is usually funded by the government, they fund it because by law it has to be there as the children are learning and developing. A non-statutory provision is a private day nursery they start from 0-5 years, private day nurseries can take babies from as young as 6 weeks old. Private Day nurseries work 12 hours a day from 7 am till 7 pm.
Primary schools do this by supplying breakfast clubs and after school. Breakfast clubs and lunch that primary schools provide allows children to get nutritious meals through the day. Exercise plays a huge part in encouraging children’s healthy development in primary schools. “Children need exercise in order to remain healthy. Providing opportunities for physical exercise is therefore essential for all ages” (Penny Tassoni, 2007, page 268) Furthermore a good example of a private setting is a Day Nursery.
Unit 1: An introduction to working with children E1 - In childcare there are many different types of settings working with children, they can be statutory, voluntary or private. Clubs like Scouts, Beaver’s, Cubs and Brownies are all from the voluntary sector. This means the people who run the clubs are doing it free of charge. Volunteering their time and experience to look after and help the children at these clubs to learn new life skills. The private sector are services like child minders babysitters and crèches these are all paid for by the primary parent/ carers to care for their children.
Nursery Schools: Help with early learning and childcare for children between the ages of 3-5. They are either based in sure start centres or linked to a primary school. Playgroups and Playschools: These normally ran voluntary groups give part-time and early learning to under 5s. 3-5 years old can use their 15 hours free entitlement early years education at these. Day Nurseries: Are mainly based at the workplace or run as a business giving care and learning activities to children from birth to five years old.
Rowan Gate supports children and their families by giving the child the education they yearn for and for their parents or carers; some work fulltime or part time which is really important for them all. Children will benefit from going to school as they will learn new skills on a daily basis; whereas parents/carers will earn money and be able to support their families to the best of their ability. A private sector is the profit making amenity. An example of a private sector is a child-minder. Kim Cory is a child-minder who lives in Finedon; she is OFSTED registered, CRB checked, she owns her own car, has an NNEB in childcare, first aid trained, full driving license and does school pick-ups.
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. (4-5 Years) *Childminders who are part of an accredited network. (0-5years) *Sure Start Children's Centres. (0-5 years) Early years provision is very distinct from Key Stage 1 learning in all countries within the United Kingdom. The emphasis is on supporting very young children and learning through play rather than a more formal education.
This may be the right time to introduce your child to the family fund or to give your 11-year-old an opportunity to research organizations to support, perhaps by beginning with visits to youth centers, food banks, or retirement homes. You may also give them charitable solicitation mail to review as a learning experience. Preschool Children Children between the ages of 3 and 5 are in the crucial stage for values formation as they begin to develop compassion and a sense of what is right and wrong. However, their abstract skills are undeveloped, and they respond best to concrete suggestions and activities such as gathering unused toys or buying new toys at holiday time for disadvantaged children. The earliest lessons about giving need to be simple.
1.2 Describe the characteristics of the different types of schools in relation to educational stages and school governance. Schools across England are funded and managed in different ways and will vary depending on the age of your child. School Type Description Nursery schools Nursery schools are stand-alone schools for children aged three and four. They have their own head teacher and staff. Some are state-funded, others are privately run although a child might be eligible for a free part-time place.
Early year provision means to work with very young children, support and teach young children by playing with them instead of force them formally because young children cannot understand to teach them by formal education. They need to learn by having fun. If you don’t have any experience with young children you have to get training for that if you are working as a teacher assistant at school you can ask for the head teacher to work in nurseries or receptions for the experience. Early year curriculum in England is set by the age of 3 to 5 years and used in receptions and nurseries. In 2012 educational authorities set one standard curriculum framework for learning, developing, safety and care for all children from birth to end of reception.