The provision of early years education can be from nurseries, nursery classes attached to primary schools, pre-schools and playgroups, primary school reception classes, accredited childminders or Sure Start Children’s Centres. 1.2 Explain the characteristics of the different types of schools in relation to educational stage(s) and school governance. The different stages of schools are: Nursery schoolsThese are stand-alone schools for 3 and 4 year olds and have their own head teacher and staff. They can be state funded or privately run. Nursery classesThese are attached to a primary school and may have a separate building and playground away from the main school but have the same head teacher and staff.
Many nurseries are now located on site a primary or community school to help the transition between foundation stages 1 and 2 easier for the children. However the independent nurseries are funded by the fee that the parents/guardian’s will pay so their children can attend a private nursery or attend earlier then the government funded age. Community schools are state schools and are not influenced by businesses and religious groups. They are completely controlled and owned by the local education authority. These schools will only have children who are from the local community as their admissions policy can be very strict.
Collages- this is key stage 5 which is aged 16-18. Special schools- This can range from foundation stage right through to key stage 5 which is until they turn 18. b) School Governance Voluntary aided- These are state funded schools, they are run by a trust which is usually a religious group. Academies- These are government funded schools, they are run by the state. Community schools- these are state funded school in which the local education authority, and it owns the school's estate. Foundation/trust schools- these are stet funded schools the land of the school is usually owned by a trust or the governing bodies.
Within the agenda of Very Child Matters and the Childcare Act 2006, it became a right of all 3-4 year old children to receive a free part-time early years education of up to twelve and a half hours 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 they reach school starting age. Parents do not need to contribute to this, however if there child has more than the hours that are free, they will be charged for the extra hours the child receives. Early year’s provision in schools is about supporting the younger child. It is differing from Key Stage 1 in each country within the UK (Scotland and Northern Ireland) and is based on the concept of learning through play rather than through formal learning.
They deliver the Early Years education with early primary and if they feel that a child is not ready to move up to Primary 1 they will stop in Early Years until the school feels they are ready. In Northern Ireland Foundation stage is year 1 & 2, key stage 1 is year 3 & 4 and key stage 2 is year 5, 6 and 7. as Scotland the children only move onto the next phase if they are ready to learn in a more formal way. b) There are 4 types of mainstream schools that are funded by the government. All these follow the National Curriculum 1 - Voluntary - Voluntary-aided schools are usually religious or faith schools and
E1: The statuary sectors are services that have to be available by law through legislation which requires either the government or local authorities to provide them. School exist because there is a law that states that children should be educated from 5-16 years and it should be free and provided by the government. An example of this is in Portsmouth called ‘Meon Infant School’ down Shelford road. This school believe” it is important for the whole school community, children, staff, parents and governors to work together to provide the best possible education for your children”. E2 Education is free so parents don’t have to worry about paying for their children to have an education which gives them more money to spend on family life like their
Educational Psychology Service can be requested to be involved in supporting a pre-school child through a request from a parent, a health professional, nursery. Psychologists only become involved with parents/carers agreement when working with pupils under 16. They will keep parents/carers advised of what they plan to do. Educational
Child with Special Needs Observation Report 1 By April Arevalo Child 68 October 1, 2010 General Information Hawthorne Elementary School 705 West Hawthorne St Ontario, Ca 91762 Inclusive Early Childhood Education Program that is government funded for preschool age children (ages 3-5). This school (program) in an inclusive classroom that has placed students with disabilities in a normal classroom; “Majority of my disabled children have a hearing impairment, down’s syndrome, or a suspected form of autism, but these children are taught in a regular classroom, and have the capabilities to learn basic knowledge as any other “regular” child in this room!” as Mrs. Kamaski puts it. Mrs. Kamaski’s 3-year-old class, who is the head teacher Ms. Sutton, co teacher (seemed to mainly work with the disabled students) Tracie, aid Christopher Age 3 The child I chose to mainly observe is a 3-year-old boy named Christopher. Christopher has long dark shaggy hair, warm brown eyes, medium brown skin, and appeared to be of Hispanic decent. He had a red shirt with blue jeans, and Thomas the Train sneakers.
Unit 10: schools as organisations 1.1 Identify the main types of state and independent schools. Community schools Voluntary aid, voluntary controlled schools Specialist schools Independent schools Boarding schools Home schools Free schools Religious schools 1.2 Describe the characteristics of the different types of schools in relation to educational stages and school governance. Community schools – are owned by the local authority who employ staff to work in them, to attend theses schools these are some of the criteria’s if you live in the area of the school, if the child has siblings that attend the school or if the child has a disability. The local authority also provides support services, pupils who attend community schools must follow the national curriculum. Community schools also help the community by offering the use of their facilities and providing services like childcare and parent learning programmes.
The admissions policy is determined by them, and they may provide the use of school facilities to local groups such as adult education, childcare classes and or after school clubs which are run for the use of local area. Foundation and Trust schools; These schools are run by their own governing body and will determine admissions by consulting with the (LEA) Local Education Authority. The governing body and or a charitable foundation is also the owner of the school, land and buildings, although a trust school will have an outside partner which is usually a business that provides the funding, and the school will fund for any external support services it uses themselves. A decision to become a trust school is decided by the governing body who involves the consultation of the parents that use the school. Voluntary schools;