Unit 302 Know the structure of education from early years to post compulsory education Outcome 1 1.1 summarise entitlement and provision for early years education Since 2006 all children in the UK aged 3-4 years become entitled to receive a free 15 hours per week early years education for 38 weeks of the year. This is funded by the government to ensure all children have the opportunity to benefit from early years education for two years before reaching school age. If any childcare given exceeds the free 15 hours a week the parents/careers will have to pay any additional hours. Children under 5 years are also entitled to free milk/fruit once a day this provides children with a range of health benefits and social opportunities. There are many different organisations that provide childcare options for children 0-5 years old these include: Sure Start Children's Centres-They work with parents and children from birth offering health and family support, parenting advice, training and employment advice and provide early years education for children 0-4 years.
Unit 1- A introduction to working with children D1/D2 A statutory provision setting for children aged 0-5 years is sure start; sure start is a government funded programme that makes sure that every child has the best start for their future. They also offer advice for single mums and teenaged mums that are struggling. Sure start offers alot of support and help for parents, sure start has family support services which includes advice, support and help etc. Sure start has early education which teaches your child to maybe count, learn the alphabet, learn through play etc. Sure start has a variety of activities and services which includes stay and play groups, young parents group e.g.
1. Know the structure of education from early years to post-compulsory education. The Every Child Matters agenda and the Childcare Act of 2006 stated that it will be an entitlement of all 3 and 4 year olds to receive free part-time early year’s education. As part of the agenda the government’s Sure Start initiative offers all 3 and 4 year olds a guaranteed free, 12.5 hours per week, 38 weeks per year “early years” placement. The Sure Start programme is intended to deliver the best start in life for every child by bringing together early education, childcare, health and family support.
Question 1a Summerise entitlement and provision for early years education. Since the Childcare Act 2006 and as part of Every Child Matters all children in the UK aged 3 and 4 years old are entitled to free places at either a nursery or another pre-school setting for up to 15 hours a week for 38 weeks of the year. This is funded by the government for local authorities to ensure that every child has at least 2 years free education before reaching school age. Sure Start Children Centres: Work with parents from the birth of their child, helping with early years education, full day or short term care, health and family support as well as parenting advice and employment advice. Nursery Schools: Help with early learning and childcare for children between the ages of 3-5.
Coordinate provision through the development of close partnerships between parents, settings and different agencies in the state, private and voluntary sector. With parental agreement , suppport inclusion in mainstream early years settings and referrals between settings. Early intervention teams have been set up in England to work with children with additional needs from birth to the end of the Early Years Foundation Stage. In every there is an early intervention team that will be part of the multi-agency panel, enabling to be made between settings. An Early Intervention Team: Promotes inclusive practice.
This setting is open from 10am-2pm to the local community and nearby areas. E2.. Wardend Primary School supports the children and their families in a lot of ways for example, making sure children develop in all areas and also meeting their needs. This school ensures that all children are supported as they are set up with the basic skills they need. Ward end states “The aim for this school is for the children to develop knowledge and skills that provides them with a positive experience in education in which they continue to have a desire to learn. Prime Time Nursery’s supports the children in a lot of ways by offering full day care for children up to the ages of 8 years old.
SUPPORTING TEACHING AND LEARNING IN SCHOOLS NCFE LEVEL 3 Know the structure of education from early years to post-compulsory education. Summarise entitlement and provision for early years education. All children in England in spite of their background aged 3 and 4 are entitled to 15 hours a week of free early years educations within nurseries and nursery school for up to 38 weeks per year. Local Authorities are funded by the government to ensure that every child receives that education. These hours can be extended if the parents wish to go back to work, but the extra hours is paid by the parents.
Sixth form colleges Sixth form colleges are for young people aged 16-19. Students study for A levels and other qualifications that you can do after the age of 16, e.g. BTEC National Certificates. State or private education. All children aged 5-16 are entitled to a free place at a state school.
TDA TASK 3.2 1.1 - Summarise the entitlement and provision for early years education As part of the Every Child Matters agenda and the Childcare Act 2006, children aged 3-4 are entitled to free early year’s education. This phase of the education is called The Free entitlement and every child could get up to 15 hours a week for 38 weeks of the year. Additionally, the local authorities provides funding from the government to ensure that some disadvantage 2 years old children can get up to 15 hours of free early - years education. The new revised Early Years Foundation Stage 2012 sets out the standards of the early years curriculum. It is a framework for learning and development and care for children from birth the end of reception year.
SUPPORTING TEACHING AND LEARNING IN SCHOOLS LEVEL 3 Assignment 1 Question 1a In English schools, as part of the Every Child Matters (ECM) agenda and the Childcare Act of 2006, every child aged 3-4 years old has a right to free, part time education. The government provides funds to the local authority to provide education for up to 15 hours per week for 38 weeks of the year. A child may start their EYFS education in the term following their 3rd birthday and will continue until the 31st August following the child's 5th birthday. This ensures that each child gets up to 2 years free education before they start Year 1, Key Stage 1. Children may get their free education from a variety of registered childcare providers such as: *Pre- schools (2-5 years) *Playgroups (2-5years) *Private Nursery schools (3-4 years) *Maintained Nursery schools *Primary school, reception classes, where they operate an early admissions policy for 4 year olds.