Stl Level 2 Tda 2.5 Unit 1 1.2

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1. Know the different types of schools in the education sector 1.2. Describe the characteristic of different types of schools in relation to educational stage(s)and school governance. Nursery Schools Nursery schools provide education for pre-school children between the ages of 0 – 5 years. Between the ages of 0 – 3 years children can attended either privately owned or government owned day nurseries separate from all schools, but still monitored by OFSTED (The Office for Standards in Education, Children’s Services and Skills). There is a charge for your child to attend nursery at this age. From the age 3 – 5 children are eligible to 5 funded sessions of around 2.5 hours of pre-school education a week. Depending on the education provider depends how this is distributed. A lot of schools have morning or afternoon session to cope with the demand. Depending on when the child’s birthday is will depend when they get a funded nursery place. Children with birthdays on or between March 1s and 31st August will be eligible to attend their place in the Autumn term a child whose birthday is on or between September 1st and December 31st are eligible to attend in the spring term and the children whose birthdays are on or between January 1st and the last day of February are eligible to attend in the summer term. Although a lot of schools have adapted these intakes to fit in their own agendas. ALL staff who work in a nursery setting are fully qualified professionals and have a duty to provide pre-school education aims, which encourage children to learn to play and develop. To build learning skills which can be placed in school and at home and prepare the children for life at primary school. Community Schools The Local Education Authority (LEA) own and run community schools. Their aim is to make more links with the local community and provide support services and
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