There are different types of childcare options available for 0-5 year olds, these include: • Sure Start Children’s Centre: Working with parent’s right from the birth of their child, providing early years education for children, full day care, short-term care, health and family support, parenting advice as well as training and employment advice. • Nursery schools: Provide early learning and childcare for children between three and five years old. They are often based at Sure Start Children’s Centres or linked to a primary school. • Preschools and playgroups: Usually run by voluntary groups providing part-time play and early learning for the under-fives. Three and four year olds can get their 15 hours of weekly free early year’s education at these providers.
Unit 1- An introduction to working with children E1- Describe three different types of settings which provide care and education for children in your area A statutory service is required by an Act of Parliament. There are many settings which provide care and education for children like primary school and day care. Primary Schools take children from the age of five to eleven. It’s about six hours long and has a routine that children follow. It opens at 9.00 am and closes at 3.15 pm.
TDA 3.2 Schools as organisations By Christopher D Sanders 1.1 Summarise entitlement and provision for early years and education. There are different types of childcare options available for 0-5 year olds, these are: • Sure Start Children’s Centre: Based in the woodhouse close area. They work with and help parents from the birth to early year’s education, short-term care, parenting advice, full day care, health and family support, as well as training and employment advice. • Nursery schools: Provide early learning and childcare for children between three and five years old. They are often based at Sure Start Children’s Centres or linked to a primary school.
Assignment 1 Know the structure of education from early years to post compulsory Education. Question1a Summarise entitlement and provision for early years education. From the ages 3 to 17, children are entitled to free education, know as Early Years Education. This is done in certain ways from the ages 3 to 4 years old children in England are able to receive up to 15 hours per week for 38 weeks a year. This derrived from the Children's Act 2006 and Every Child Matters agenda.
Childminders-Provide care for children in their own homes and children under 4 years old are still entitled to their 15 hours a week free. 1.2 Explain the characteristics of the different types of schools in relation to educational stages and school governance There are four main main types of mainstream state schools that are funded by the local authority are known as maintained schools and will all have to follow the national curriculum and are inspected on a regular basis by Ofsted.
In some cases infants and juniors may be completely separate school or even in the same building but with a separate head teacher to the juniors. Some school have the infants and juniors in two parts of the building but all under the same roof and with the same head teacher. Local authorities are required to provide by law all children with a school place no later than the stat of the term after their fifth birthday.
a) Summarize the entitlement and provision for early year’s education. The government brought out a paper called Every Child Matters along with the Childcare Act 2006, this made it possible for all 3 - 4 year olds whether advantaged or disadvantaged to access the same level of education for free (limited to 15 hours per week over 38 weeks). Early years education differs throughout the UK. In England it is known as Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) it is more play based than usual schooling, it is designed to harness learning aspects through play. EYFS covers the education of 3-5 year olds in England.
The public educational system in our country incorporates pre-school, general school, specialized secondary and higher education. In England we can also divide Primary School, Middle School, Secondary School and after that specialized and higher education. School education in Russia is compulsory. Pupils start school at the age of 6-7. And in England children go to school from 5 years old.
The structure of the education programme in England which includes six areas of learning that practitioners must plan for are: * Communication, Language and Literacy, * Problem solving, Reasoning and Numeracy, * Knowledge and Understanding of the World, * Physical Development, * Creative Development * Personal, Social and Emotional Development. Assessments are completed on children at the end of their reception year, and the teacher completes an early years profile which consists of thirteen different scales which are linked to the early learning goals from each of the areas of learning. Each of the four countries has developed guidance to support the implementation of the national frameworks which gives information about the statutory elements and training materials. The Early Years Foundation Stage for the statutory framework is mandatory for all early years providers from the
302 Schools as organisations 302.01 Know the structure of education from early years to post compulsory education. 302 Schools as organisations Summarise entitlement and provision for early years education. As part of the Every Child Matters agenda and the Childcare Act 2006 all 3 and 4 year olds in England receive a free part time early years education of up to 15 hours per week for 38 weeks of the year. The local authorities are funded funded by the government to ensure that every child receives up to two years of free education before reaching school age. Early years provision in schools is about supporting very young children.