Unit 6 Schools as Organisations.Gillian Legate 1 Know the structure of education from early years to post-compulsory education. 1.1 Summarise entitlement and provision for early years education. Since 1st September 2010 in England every 3 and 4 year old became entitled to receive free part time education up to 15 hours per week for 38 weeks per year for up to two years. It is part of the Every Child Matters agenda and Childcare act 2006. Local authorities are funded by government to meet this provision.
As part of Every Child Matters and the Childcare Act 2006 every child in the UK aged three and four years old have been entitles to 15 hours a week for 38 weeks of the year, free early years education. The government funds local authorities to provide this free education. There are different types of childcare options available for 0-5 year olds, these include; * Preschool 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 free early years education at these providers also.
To achieve this question, you will need to provide answers to the following questions a) Summarise the entitlement and provision for early years education. b) Explain the characteristics of the different types of schools in relation to educational stage(s) and school governance. c) Explain the post-16 options for young people and adults. a) Every child aged between 3 and 4 is entitled to free education in accordance with Every Child Matters and the Childcare Act 2006. The government funds upto 15 hours a week for these 2 years before children enter full time education.
TDA 3.2 Schools as organisations L.O. : 1. Know the structure of education from early years to post-compulsory education. 1.1 Summarise entitlement and provision for early years education. Within the agenda of Very Child Matters and the Childcare Act 2006, it became a right of all 3-4 year old children to receive a free part-time early years education of up to twelve and a half hours for 38 weeks of the year.
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. Day Nurseries: Often based in workplaces and rum by businesses or voluntary groups providing care and learning activities for children from birth to five years old. Childminders: Look after children under 12 in the childminders own home.
The funding is available for 15 hours a week for 38 weeks of the year. Free places are available in a number of settings including: school nurseries, child minders and private day nurseries. However there is now a pilot scheme for some 2 year old children to have free entitlement to a nursery place normally children who have a need and have a referral from health visitors or social services. 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.
children who turn 3 between January and March receive their free place at the start of the summer term. They are entitled to 10 hrs per week throughout the school year which needs to be evenly distributed. The government funds this for all children between the ages of 3 and 4 before joining school at the age of 5. If any extra hrs are needed the parent/carer must pay for this. Even though this education is readily available for all children it is not compulsory to send your child until they reach the age of 5.
Assessment task – TDA 3.2 Schools as organisations 1.1 Summarise entitlement and provision for early year’s education. Early Years Education – Education for children up to the age of 5 in Nursery and Reception classes. As required as part of the Every Child Matters theme and Childcare Act 2006, there is an entitlement that all 3-4 year olds in England can receive free part-time early years education of up to 15 hours per week for 38 weeks of the year (conforms to the educational period that older children are in school education in a year i.e. term dates). The national government provides the funding which the local authorities (In this area this would be LBC – Luton Borough Council).
The local authority has primary responsibility for admissions. 2. Voluntary Aided Schools (Faith Schools) Voluntary aided schools can be different kinds of schools e.g. Faith schools, free schools, academies etc. but they are often associated with a particular religion.
Summarise entitlement and provision for early years education. It become an entitlement of all three and four year olds in England to receive a free part time early years education up to 15 hours a week for thirty eight weeks of the year and parent don’t need to pay anything towards it. Early years provision it is about supporting very young children, within UK is based learning through play rather than more formal education and it showed how is very important this concept. In UK schools, the foundation curriculum start from the ages three and five years and is used in Reception classes and in school nurseries. Early Years Foundation was revised in UK in September 2012; it gives out one standard framework for learning and care for all children