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.
• Nannies also provide care within the employers own home and can provide educational play on request of the employer. Early Years education is distinct from Key Stage 1 Education and focuses on play in learning as opposed to the more formal learning environment of KS1 which commences in Year 1. The Every Child Matters Agenda and the Childcare Act stipulate that the entitlement of all 3 to 4 year olds is up to 570 hours of early years education. This equates to 15 hours per week for 38 weeks of the year at no cost to the parents/carers. This provision is funded by the Government through
Q1. Every parent has different options for childcare for their children between 0-5 years old. Since 2004 children between 3-4 years old are entitled to 15 hours free education within a nursery or pre school setting this will also include child minders, they are also entitled to free placement at reception class that is attached to a primary school. This was to help families with finances and also allow them to return back to work, also ensuring that the children are receiving the education they need. 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.
Specialist Support for Teaching and Learning in schools level 3 Assignment 1 Q1a) Know the structure of education from early years to post-compulsory education. Summaries entitlement and provision for early year’s education. The entitlement and provision for early years education is part of the Every child matters agenda and the childcare act 2006. All 3 and 4 year olds in England are to receive 15 hours a week for 38 weeks of the year free part time early year’s education. Every child is entitled to receive up to two years of free education before reaching school funded by the government.
Know the structure of education from early years to post-compulsory education. a. Summarise entitlement and provision for early years education. All 3 and 4-year-olds in England are entitled to 570 hours of free early education or childcare a year. This is often taken as 15 hours each week for 38 weeks of the year. Some 2-year-olds are also eligible.
Q1a In 2006, in conjunction with The Childcare Act and The Every Child Matters agenda, the government became responsible for ensuring that free part-time early years education was made available to all 3 and 4 year olds in England for a maximum of 15 hours per week, 38 weeks of the year. This early years provision is different from Key stage 1 curriculum as it focuses on children learning through play as opposed to a more structured curriculum. This method of learning has been shown to be invaluable in learning progress. The establishments where provision for these services are available vary and some, such as Surestart Childrens centres, can provide support right from the birth of a child. This support includes day care, full and short term, advice on health issues and general support of parents, as well as providing early years education.
1. Summarize entitlement and provision for early years education. According to Burnham, Louise and Brenda Baker (2011): ‘’ As part of the Every Child Matters agenda and the Childcare Act 2006, it became an entitlement of all 3-and 4-year-olds in England to receive a free part-tie early years education of up to 12.5 hours per week for 38 weeks of the year. The government funds local authorities to ensure that every child receives up to two years of free education before reaching school age. Parents do not need to contribute to this, but will be charged fees for any additional hours the child receives.’’ So early years in school support very young children, it is a distinction in the UK that children can learn through play rather than more formal education.
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.
1a Entitlement is 15 hours per week for 38 weeks a year for 2 years. Extra hours are available but are chargeable to the parents. Provision is about supporting young children, focusing on learning through play. EYFS runs from ages 3 to 5 in the UK. Places to attend include per-schools and playgroups, usually run by voluntary groups such as churches.