Assignment 009 Task Ai A curriculum for young children should be appropriate to their stage of learning rather than focusing solely on age related outcomes to be achieved. Children should move on to the next stages of their learning when they are developmentally ready and at their own pace. Birth-3 matters is a relevant curriculum for babies aged from birth up to three years, the foundation phase curriculum is planned as progressive framework that spans for years to meet the diverse needs of all children 3-7years. The areas of the foundation phase are Personal and Social Development, language and Literacy, Mathematics, Creative Development, Knowledge and Understanding, Welsh Language and Physical Development. It is the managers/proprietors responsibility to ensure the setting has the correct resources and information i.e.
Unit 6 Understand child and young person’s development. 09.09.13 Review A child's development usually follows a known and predictable course. The acquisition of certain skills and abilities is often used to gauge such development. Children will reach milestones at certain ages throughout their development, if a child does not seem to be achieving these areas of development this may be a concern and an area that needs special attention. From birth to 19 years a child should achieve a number of significant development areas, these are determined by a sequence of development and the rate of development.
Children have rights , thoughts and opinions and they are valued. Procedures for schools to follow to ensure inclusion and this links into Special Education Needs and the disability act. Codes of practice gives guidance on how to ensure people of different races and treated equally. Protects children against discrimination focus on inclusion and protects children against discrimination. Gives guidance and support to school staff and ensure high quality service and the best practice possible.
REFLECTIVE JOURNAL ECE 205 Introduction to Child Development a. What has impacted your learning the most throughout this course? This course has impacted my knowledge of how important changes are that occur when a child grows and develops. This includes being physically healthy, mentally alert, emotionally sound, socially competent and ready to learn. As per research the first three years are critical in the shaping of a child’s brain construction and early experiences is the base of the brain’s organizational development leading throughout life.
The EYFS seeks to provide: • quality and consistency in all early years settings, so that every child makes good progress and no child gets left behind • a secure foundation through learning and development opportunities which are planned around the needs and interests of each individual child and are assessed and reviewed regularly • partnership working between practitioners and with parents and/or carers • equality of opportunity and anti-discriminatory practice, ensuring that every child is included and supported. The EYFS specifies requirements for learning and development and for safeguarding children and promoting their welfare. The learning and development requirements cover: • the areas of learning and
In my setting this is about protecting children so they come to no harm and don't suffer. Children act 2006 - this is about children's rights and that every child has the right to education between the ages of 3-5. My setting is for this age group. Equality
Caring and safe guarding the children. Clean up at the end of the day. 1.2 The Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) is a comprehensive statutory framework that sets the standards for the learning, development and care of children from birth to five. All providers are required to use the EYFS to ensure that whatever setting parents choose, they can be confident their child will receive a quality experience that supports their care, learning and development. There are certain standards that all settings and those working within them must comply with, these can include: Minimum National standardsCodes of practice Regulations andNational Occupational StandardsThese standards set out certain values and principles that will help children to develop, thrive and grow.
Unit- 066.1.1 Explain the welfare requirements and guidance of the relevant early years framework (EYFS 2012- Statutory Framework booklet) Introduction Children learn best when they are healthy, safe and secure, when their individual needs are met, and when they have positive relationships with the adults caring for them. The safeguarding and welfare requirements, specified in this section, are designed to help providers create high quality settings which are welcoming, safe and stimulating, and where children are able to enjoy learning and grow in confidence. Providers must take all necessary steps to keep children safe and well. The requirements in this section explain what early years providers must do to: safeguard children; ensure the suitability of adults who have contact with children; promote good health; manage behaviour; and maintain records, policies and procedures. Schools are not required to have separate policies to cover EYFS requirements provided the requirements are already met through an existing policy.
Unit 306 1;1 There are quite a few legislations and codes of practice that need to be taken into account when it comes down to inclusion in schools. Every Child Matters 2003 and Children’s Act 2004. These two policies and codes were put into effect to ensure that all agencies and organisations work together to ensure the best possible support is supplied to children between birth and 19 years of age, regardless of race colour, religion, circumstances, or background Ref ; Every Child Matters 2004 In fact, there are five key principles to the policy which the government believe children should have support with. These are: • To be healthy. • To stay safe.
Its main aims, which draw on the outcomes of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC), are that for every child, whatever their background or circumstances, to have the support they need to; i. Statutory Framework of the Revised EYFS Statutory Framework of the Revised EYFS Be Healthy – Enjoying good physical and mental health and living a healthy lifestyle ii. Stay Safe – Being protected from harm and neglect and growing up able to look after themselves iii. Enjoy and Achieve – Getting the most out of life and Learning and Development of the Revised EYFS Learning and Development of the Revised EYFS developing broad skills for adulthood iv. Make a positive contribution –