Know the Structure of Education from Early Years Education

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Unit 1 1. Know the structure of education from early years to post-compulsory education A. Summarise entitlement and provision for early years. The entitlement for early year’s education is that every three and four year olds are entitled to free education in an Ofsted inspected setting as part of the childcare act 2006. The funding is available for 15 hours per week, over 38 weeks of the year over 2 years, free places are available in a number of setting including school nurseries, child minders and private day nurseries, all the funded by the local government. The early years provision is very different to KS1 and KS2 in a primary setting, the EYFS (early years foundation stage) teaching is based on the learning through play scheme rather than a formal way of learning they will start once in KS1, the child initiated learning covers some of these areas by the child learning through games. Here are some of the areas they cover: * Literacy * Phonics * Physical development * Reading * Communication and language * Personal, social and emotional development * Mathematics B. Explain the characteristics of the different types of schools in relation to education stages and school governance. Community schools These types of schools are run by local authority’s, which employ their own staff, own their own land, and sets its own entrance requirements. The local authority has primary responsibility for admissions. Voluntary schools There are 2 types of voluntary schools one being voluntary aided, this is mainly faith schools religious, these are run by their own governing bodies, usually religious organisations. The land and building are usually owned partly by governing bodies and partly by charity. The other voluntary school is called voluntary controlled, which is very
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