Unless living in Northern Island, in England and Scotland as a parent you can consent in your child starting full time education from the age of 5, although it is common that families put their children in school from the age of 4, at the age of 5 they are still entitled to nursery, pre school and child minder placements. Childcare options: Sure start centers: From birth to childhood, these groups work with families to provide information and advice on childcare, family health, parenting, money, training and development. Pre-school playgroups: These groups accept children aged between 2-5 years old and these are short sessions where children stay and play with children there own age. Day nurseries: A social welfare establishment where children are supervised from the hours of when the parent/s will return to work. This is voluntary or a business run environment and creates activity and care for children aged 0-5 years.
A different provision for children aged 5 years and under could be a crèche. This setting is owned privately and can offer care to children for just a session, or for a whole day. Some private provisions may only operate during term times, or they may choose to open all year round. The purpose of a crèche is to ensure and implement care, to babies and young children. D2 A statutory provision for children aged 5 to 7 years old is an infant school.
Of these, a maximum of three can be under fives, who are classed as 'young children' and a single childminder can only have one child under one year old. This ratio includes the childminder's own children if they are under age eight. • Sure Start Children’s Centres However, Early Years education can also be provided by: • Play groups and crèches which provide services to the under 5s. These can require the adult carer/parent to be in attendance and services are more limited. • Nannies also provide care within the employers own home and can provide educational play on request of the employer.
Unit 1 – An introduction to working with children. E1&E2: There are many different types of setting which provide care and education for children and families. The main three settings are the statutory sector, voluntary sector and private sector. Statutory sector is a service that by law has to be provided by the government to children and families, for example, St Peters RC Primary School. The opening and closing times is between 8:45-3:10 (depending on before/after school clubs).
Day care- a day care is for children from the age of 3 months to 5 years, they have different classes for children of different ages and the parents can drop of the child and pick them up when they wish. Some parents only take the child in for one or two hours a day so that they have some interaction with other children and have new experiences. Crèche- a crèche is a drop in centre style childcare provision, the parents do not pay a monthly fee they only pay when they need it, crèche’s are in many different places such as gyms, shopping centres and churches, in these areas the children are looked after whilst the parents can work out, shop or pray. The early year’s sector consists of various forms of provision which meet the needs of babies and young children, and of their families, in a variety of ways. 2.2.
The free early education and childcare 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 Contact your local council for more information about free early education and childcare in your area.’’ According http://www.yor-ok.org.uk/families/Childcare/free-early-years-entitlement.htm : ’’ You can take the free EY entitlement at up to two providers. The basic offer is three hours over five days a week, or five hours over three days a week, but many providers will allow you to take the
TDA 3.2 1.1 - Summerise the entitlement and provision for early years education,this should include 3 to 4 year old funding and EYFS framework and curriculum. All children aged 3 to 4 are entiltled to part time education, this is granted by the local authorities through Government funds. Children are allowed this education for 12.5 hours per week for 38 weeks per year. This is to ensure that children are learning through play the basics of letters, numbers as well as learning to count and know shapes and colours, before they reach a more strict education, this is provided for the first two years before starting school age. The Early years education stage (which was made statutory in 2008 by the Government) is to provide support to really young children and to give every child the best possible start in life regardless of the race or background, this is stated in Every Child Matters and Childcare Act 2006.
General Education Kindergarten 2. Speech Therapy 3. Preschool Kindergarten Itinerant Teacher (PKIT) 4. Resource Specialist Program (RSP) 5. Special Day Program at a neighborhood elementary school For the remainder of the preschool year Jasmine will be offered the following services to meet her unique needs in the least restrictive environment: • General Education Head Start Program at Delta Sigma Theta Head Start ➢ PKIT 120 minutes per month to be provided in the Head Start classroom For the 2009-2010 kindergarten school year, Jasmine will be offered the following places and services to meet Jasmine’s needs in the least restrictive environment: • General Education Kindergarten at Main St.
This program will meet Tuesday afternoons from 1:30 – 2:30, beginning September 18. Preschool Storytime is designed for children to come together for stories, songs, crafts and fun! Children in this program must be between the ages of 3 to 5, and must be able to attend independently. GREAT BIG JULY and AUGUST BIRTHDAY WISHES goes to: Abran Armas 9/7, Emi Torres 9/7, Maya Turner 9/8,
The education services for children are responsible for deciding on policies and funding to the local education authorities all children from 3-4 years old are entitled to free early education for 12.5 hour a week. All children go to maintained nursery schools or nursery classes before they start school depending on the age of the child. Task 2 2.1 Identify current policies, frameworks and influences on the early years. SCH 32 1.1 Describe the duties and responsibilities of own work role. The duties and responsibilities of own work role are the following: • To liaise with parents/carers • To supervise children inside and out.