The setting should have adequate space for children to play and a good range of resources to enable children to choose and explore a variety of different activities to develop their skills and encourage independence and choice. Staff and adults working with and supporting children should promote and respect each other and allow everyone equal opportunities. Children with additional needs should be provided with the same opportunity chances and equipment should be adapted to allow access for all. Floor areas and fire exits should be kept clear and furniture and surfaces should be easily washable. A setting should follow guidelines set out by Early Years Foundation Stage and Every Child Matters to ensure they follow create and promote a positive environment by involving all Staff, Children and parent carers and working with outside agencies where appropriate to provide the best possible environment for children
Unit Three 1. Describe four factors to consider when planning healthy and safe indoor and outdoor environments As a professional working with children, it is our responsibility to ensure that the children we work with feel safe, secure and protected. When it comes to planning activities, we must take into account the safety, security, hygiene and comfort of pupils who will be taking part. A learning environment can be in almost any area, inside or outside the school that is used for learning. For example, a learning environment could be; classroom, science lab, art studio, playground or sports field.
Unit CYP3.4 Support children and young people’s health and safety Assessment Criteria 1: Understand how to plan and provide environments and services that support children and young people’s health and safety. A young person’s learning environment is many things: It's a safe place where children are protected from the elements and are easily supervised. It is where the important activities take place, such as education, playing, eating, washing hands, and going to the bathroom. Beyond the basics, however, an environment for young children implements and supports a schools ethos and curriculum. When setting up an effective preschool classroom, a variety of factors must be carefully considered: Light & Noise: Lighting should be designed for the tasks that individuals are carrying out within that environment.
D1: Describe the purpose of ONE (1) setting that us statutory provision for each age range. A setting that is required for the children under the age of 5 is a nursery class. A nursery class is a school class for the education of children mainly between the age of three and five. In a nursery school you learn simple mathematics counting up to 10 or maybe 20.All nurseries should follow the curriculum called E.Y.F.S (Early Year’s foundation stage) that all the teachers would have to follow when they are planning an activity this would help the children develop their skills e.g. their language skills and develop through a lot of wide range activities e.g.
As teachers we must be aware that children with bilingual skills come into our classrooms with cognitive and cultural advantages. (Crawford and Krashen, 2007). There are different phases of bilinguals and early bilinguals have been a subject of research to identify benefits and other important factors. The proven benefits of being bilingual Each child brings a unique set of skills and abilities to the classroom (Brown, 2007). Within those groups the diversity continues.
This promotes positive social interaction between students and parents. By opening up this communication at home students and parents can learn to communicate. Another great example of positive social interaction is when Mr. Collet has students develop the homework information on the board together. This helps student’s gain confidence with peers by being able to share their ideas on the subject. Children do many things when interacting with one another; some are appropriate, some are not.
Pupils are taught to use ICT tools to explore, analyse, exchange and present information responsibly, creatively and without discrimination, experiencing a variety of ideas from a wide range of communities and cultures. As pupils move through the years they are encouraged to become more independent in use of ICT, making informed judgements and where to use ICT to its best effect. All classes widely differ in ICT abilities (depending on access to ICT equipment at home or outside school. Skills developed:- EYFS (Early Years Foundation Stage) • Learning and development for ‘Knowledge and understanding the World’, is an ICT learning goal when a child is 5 (Reception year) Key Stage 1 • Gathering information from a variety of sources e.g. books, data-bases, CD-ROMS • Entering and storing information e.g.
We follow manufacturers instructions. We have sufficient, suitable toys and materials to provide stimulating activities and play opportunities in all areas of play, learning and development. Equipment is stored in containers at appropriate heights for the children to access. Our equipment, furniture, and layout is designed to provide easy access and opportunities to all facilities and activities alongside peers for children with special needs, and can be easily adapted if necessary. The toilet area is designed for children aged between 2 and 9 years.
Developmentally Appropriate: This activity is developmentally appropriate because it develop the fine motor skills and the sense of touch. Children enjoy learning while exploring sensory materials. RC II-2 Language and Literacy Title: Story time Age: 3-5 Materials: Book (Abiyoyo) Description: While
Worldwide, most students attend either single-sex schools or co-ed schools. Is there a difference? It is important to explore the advantages and disadvantages of both systems. The formative years of children are the best time to expose them to the company of the other gender, in order that they may learn each others’ behaviour and be better prepared for adult life. Co-ed school provides a superb environment and opportunity for both sexes to mix, for example, boys and girls get to learn together in key learning area from maths to food tech.