Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools Ncfe Level 3 Assignment 1 Question 1.

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Supporting Teaching And Learning In schools NCFE Level 3 Assignment 1 Question 1a Know the structure of education from early years to post-compulsory education. Summarise entitlement and provision for early years education. It is the entitlement of all 3 & 4 year olds in England to receive up to 15 hours a week part time Early Years Education, for 38 weeks of the year. It is funded by the government to local authorities to ensure every child receives up to 2 years free education before reaching school age. Early years is about supporting young children and is distinct from key stage 1 in the fact that it is based on learning through play instead of a more formal education. Play has been shown to be an important part of children’s early learning and by letting them work independently and choosing certain activities themselves within and outside the classroom encourages them to develop their autonomy. The early years education is for nurseries child minding, playgroups, pre-schools and schools. It runs from the age of 3 till 5 so till the end of reception before they start key stage 1 in year 1. Question 1b Explain the characteristics of the different types of schools in relation to educational stage(s) and school governance. There are four types of mainstream schools. Community Schools are owned and run by the local education authority who will also help the school by developing links with the local community and provide support services. The admission policy is usually determined by the local authority and they may also choose to develop the use of the schools facilities by local groups for adult education or childcare classes. Foundation schools are run by their own governing body and have more freedom in the running of the school than in a community school. They determine the admission policy along with the local education authority. The

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