Sure Start provides not only early year’s education, but health and family support, short term care and full day care. Parents can also get advice for employment and training. * Nursery schools: Provide early learning and childcare for children between three and five years old. Sure Start Children’s Centres and primary schools can help you with nursery places. * Preschools and playgroups: Three and four year olds can get their 15 hours of weekly free early year’s education at preschools and playgroups.
Unit 6 6.1.1 Entitlement and provision for early year’s education. There are a variety of different providers of care and education for children between 0- 5 year olds. These include: Sure start children’s centres: These centres work with parents from the birth of children by providing family outreach support, early education and child care. This includes play schemes, parenting classes, training and providing family, childcare and employment advice. Nursery schools: They provide early education for children 3-5 years old.
There are different types of childcare options available for 0-5 year olds, these include: • Sure Start Children’s Centre: Working with parent’s right from the birth of their child, providing early years education for children, full day care, short-term care, health and family support, parenting advice as well as training and employment advice. • Nursery schools: Provide early learning and childcare for children between three and five years old. They are often based at Sure Start Children’s Centres or linked to a primary school. • Preschools and playgroups: Usually run by voluntary groups providing part-time play and early learning for the under-fives. Three and four year olds can get their 15 hours of weekly free early year’s education at these providers.
a. Summarise entitlement and provision for early years education. All children aged 3 to 4 years old are entitled to be provided with free early years education. This should amount to 15 hours per week, 38 weeks of the year. It is also possible for 2 year old to have this entitlement depending on if the parent or guardian is receiving income based support, working tax or child tax credits, other governmental support through asylum or pensions and if the child I looked after by the local council. The above is changing in September 2014 to allow more 2 years old children to be entitled Free early years education can be provided at the following places.
Assignment 1 Question 1a Know the structure from early years to post-compulsory education. Summarise entitlement and provision for early year’s education There are many key stages that a child will go through in their school life, from early years to post-compulsory education. Starting with the Early Years Foundation Stage(EYFS) framework. As part of the Every Child Matters agenda and the Childcare Act 2006,all 3 to 4 year olds in England can receive free part-time early years education of up to 15 hours per week, for 38 weeks out of the year. Government funds ensures that every child receives up to 2 years of free education, before reaching school age.
Assignment One – Schools as Organisations. 1. Know the structure of education from early years to post-compulsory education. A- In the United Kingdom, there is a government funded scheme in place that entitles all children of ages two, three and four to fifteen hours of free early years education each week, over 38 weeks in the year. This scheme started from the government’s creation of the Every Child Matters agenda, which coincides with the Childcare Act 2006.
Q1a Know the structure of education from early years to post compulsory education. Early Years Education is given to every 3-4 year old child in the UK as part of the Every Child Matters Act 2006. This means they are entitled to 15 hours of free education for thirty eight weeks in a year. Government funding by local authorities has enabled this free education. Parents can top up the hours by paying themselves for any extra hours.
Homework 3 Unit 02 – Schools as Organisations 1. Summarise what type of schooling are early years children entitled to ( 1.1 ) Early years children are entitled to 15 hours per week for 38 weeks per year and this is from there 3rd birthday this supports parents who want to go back to work as you can pay on top of this to have more hours of you need them. They have their own curriculum which is different to key stage 1 they learn a lot through play in this stage, there are also pre-school or play groups available for children who are under the age of 5 or children use these usually until they get there funding at nursery , these are usually run by volunteer groups. There are also day nurseries these are the ones that are usually run by business or voluntary groups providing care and learning activities for children usually from birth to 5 yrs., child minders are another provision this can be form birth up to 12 years of age these usually run from the person home the ratios for are 6 children under the age of 8 years old but no more 3 of them should be under the age of 5. The last one are sure start centres these work with parents and children from birth to child giving parents advice and support as well as training and employment help.
1a In the Childcare Act 2006, it became an entitlement for all 3 and 4 year olds in England to receive free part time education of up to 15 hours a week for at least 38 weeks of the year. The government has funded local authorities to ensure every child receives free education before reaching school age. Early year’s provision is really about supporting very young children in school, this is different to the way children learn in Key Stage 1. The difference is, the concept of Early Years is based on learning through play rather than a formal education. The Early Years Foundation stage was revised in England in September 2012, this was to set out one standard framework for learning, development and care for all children from birth until the children reach the age of end of Reception year.
Children also work independently and self-select from a range of activities inside and outside the classroom, which encourages them to develop their autonomy. Question 1b Explain the characteristics of the different types of schools in relation to educational stage(s) and school governance. There are four main types of mainstream state schools, which are all funded by local authorities and are known as maintained schools and all follow the National Curriculum. Community Schools – These are run and owned by the Local Authority, who will usually determine the admissions policy and support the school with developing links with the local community and