Statutory, Statutory, Private Sector

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E1: There are three different types of settings which provide care and education for children for example statutory, voluntary, private sector. Statutory is run and funded by the government. The money for the statutory comes from citizens who pay taxes, national insurance and direct donations. It consists of settings like primary, secondary schools, NHS. An example of a secondary school that is run by the government is in London. The school offers subject such as math, English, history. Secondly, the voluntary sector is a service that’s provided for the citizen. It’s a non-profitable organisation. Examples of voluntary are after school club, scouts cubs, and charities. A charity that is non-profitable is “kidscape”.It keeps “children safe…show more content…
(UN Convention on the Rights of the Child, N.D.). Legislations are very important because it helps us to know the duties we have towards the setting and the children so for example, by knowing the legislation I now know that I have to respect children’s views. Legislations are there to stop us from making a mistake and getting into trouble. By not obeying the legislation (UNCRC and the Children’s Act) we can get a criminal record or lose our job. You could also put a child life in danger. It is also there to protect children’s right so they can have a secure life. For example we have the legislation that states “children have the right to be kept safe and not hurt or neglected”. (Meggitt, ET AL, 2012, P.5). It is important for us to understand this legislation so that we give every children opportunity, a safe and equal environment. We need to understand legislations so that every child gets the chance to progress to their fullest…show more content…
An example of a child centred approach is the forest school. It takes children to woodland/forest. They plan outdoor activities so the children are not regularly in school. This encouraged Forest school children to arrive at school “with stronger social skills, high capacity to work in groups and seemed to have high self-esteem”. (About us: a history of forest schools, 2012). In my placement all the children completed a task where they had to go and collects different type of leaves. From this task they discovered nature and felt the texture of different leaves so they bonded with the nature and used the leaves usefully to make a poster. Next time we’ll take them to a history museum trip so that they don’t feel school is boring so they are encouraged to attend school every day. A child centre approach is good because it has a positive impact on a child’s emotional and social well-being as it increases the child’s
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