• Nannies and home-based carers: Provide care for children in your home and can look after children of any age. Since 2004 all children in the UK aged three and four years old have been entitled to free places at nursery or another preschool setting (including child minders). From 1st September 2010 the Government extended these hours from 12.5 to 15 hours for up to 38 weeks of the year. The free
a. Summarise entitlement and provision for early years education. All children aged 3 to 4 years old are entitled to be provided with free early years education. This should amount to 15 hours per week, 38 weeks of the year. It is also possible for 2 year old to have this entitlement depending on if the parent or guardian is receiving income based support, working tax or child tax credits, other governmental support through asylum or pensions and if the child I looked after by the local council. The above is changing in September 2014 to allow more 2 years old children to be entitled Free early years education can be provided at the following places.
Assignment One – Schools as Organisations. 1. Know the structure of education from early years to post-compulsory education. A- In the United Kingdom, there is a government funded scheme in place that entitles all children of ages two, three and four to fifteen hours of free early years education each week, over 38 weeks in the year. This scheme started from the government’s creation of the Every Child Matters agenda, which coincides with the Childcare Act 2006.
Jane works in a foundation setting attached to an independent school .Jane is Key worker to 15 children and 3 of her children have ELL needs. Jane is committed to inclusion through mainstream schooling. She works alongside other professionals to enable all her children to benefit from the additional support, Although 2 children are taken out during the day for speech therapy 3. Why have you chosen this person as a good interviewee for the assignment? Jane is an early year’s practitioner who has worked in a nursery and works alongside me within an independent school setting which is attached to a primary setting.
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.
Assignment 1 Question 1a Know the structure from early years to post-compulsory education. Summarise entitlement and provision for early year’s education There are many key stages that a child will go through in their school life, from early years to post-compulsory education. Starting with the Early Years Foundation Stage(EYFS) framework. As part of the Every Child Matters agenda and the Childcare Act 2006,all 3 to 4 year olds in England can receive free part-time early years education of up to 15 hours per week, for 38 weeks out of the year. Government funds ensures that every child receives up to 2 years of free education, before reaching school age.
1a In the Childcare Act 2006, it became an entitlement for all 3 and 4 year olds in England to receive free part time education of up to 15 hours a week for at least 38 weeks of the year. The government has funded local authorities to ensure every child receives free education before reaching school age. Early year’s provision is really about supporting very young children in school, this is different to the way children learn in Key Stage 1. The difference is, the concept of Early Years is based on learning through play rather than a formal education. The Early Years Foundation stage was revised in England in September 2012, this was to set out one standard framework for learning, development and care for all children from birth until the children reach the age of end of Reception year.
Summarise entitlement and provision for early year’s education- Government within the United Kingdom sets out certain guidelines within the education sector, which outline what each child is entitled to within their education. There are two main legislations know as Every child matters and the Children’s act in which the government states that every child aged 3 and 4 are entitled to 15 hours of free child care each week. Although parents would have to contribute to any additional childcare their child required. These funded hours are available within many different childcare and education settings such as school nurseries, private nurseries and childminder facilities. The early year’s foundation stage have particular targets which they are required to meet, although these are introduced in the notion of learning to play which assists teachers to identify the learning aspects within children’s playtime.
Q1a Know the structure of education from early years to post compulsory education. Early Years Education is given to every 3-4 year old child in the UK as part of the Every Child Matters Act 2006. This means they are entitled to 15 hours of free education for thirty eight weeks in a year. Government funding by local authorities has enabled this free education. Parents can top up the hours by paying themselves for any extra hours.
E1-Summarise the different national frameworks and policies of your country for the development of mathematical learning from 3 to 8 years. The Childcare Act 2006 The Childcare Act 2006 includes a specific updates on the Childcare Act 2004, this framework asks for local authorities and their local partners to reduce inequalities for young children in their areas by providing and integrated service for children and their families. Their local area should have enough provision for care and learning for all the children aged 3 and 4 of parents who wish their children to attend to care provisions being set out. A free minimum amount of provision for all 3-4 year olds is set out, section 12 of the act says that the newly extended age range is now up to the age of 20 years and parents have the right to obtain information for their child, and this includes language skills and the use of advocates and interpreters if the child doesn’t speak English or understands it. Sections 39-48 of the act introduces the Early Years Foundation Stage and it also explains how it builds on previous documents such as Birth to Three Matters, the Foundation Stage Curriculum, and the National Standards for under 8s Day Care and Childminding.