Q1A Know the Structure of Education from Early Years to Post Compulsory Education.

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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. Some 2-year-olds in England can also get free early education. You must be getting one of the following: • Income Support • income-based Jobseeker’s Allowance ( JSA ) • income-related Employment and Support Allowance ( ESA ) • support through part 6 of the Immigration and Asylum Act • the guaranteed element of State Pension Credit • Child Tax Credit (but not Working Tax Credit) and have an annual income not over £16,190 • the Working Tax Credit 4-week run on (the payment you get when you stop qualifying for Working Tax Credit) Children looked after by a local council are also entitled to a place. If your child’s eligible, you can start claiming free early education after your child turns 2. The date you can claim will depend on when their birthday is. The free early education can be at: • nursery schools • nurseries on school sites • nursery classes in schools and academies • children’s centres • day nurseries • some playgroups and pre-school • childminders • Sure Start Children’s Centres parents should contact their local authorities to find the fall list of places in their area. Early years education is different to Key Stage 1 provision in schools, as it is based on the concept of learning through play rather than a more traditional education. Every child in the uk will be able to have this education for up to two years or until they reach the official starting school age. Foundation Curriculum is

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