Unit 2.5 Ta

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1. Know the different types of schools in the education sector: 1.1 Identify the main types of state and independent schools: Community Foundation Voluntary Specialist Independent Academy SEN 1.2 Describe the characteristics of the different types of schools in relation to: a) Educational Stages Nursery- this is the foundation stage which is up to the age of 4 Primary- this is foundation which is reception. Key stage one aged 5-7 and key stage two which is aged 7-11. Secondary- this is key stage 3 which is aged 11-14 and key stage 4 which is aged 14-16. 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. Independent schools- these are run independently they get their money through tuition fees and other incomes they are still state run schools. Free schools- these schools are state funded schools but they are not run by the local authority they have their own curriculum. Specialist schools- these schools are government funded schools which specialise in a certain academic subject. These schools are run by the local authority. 2. Know how schools are organised in terms of roles and responsibilities 2.1 Describe the roles and responsibilities of: a) School governors They work alongside the school, to make sure that the running of the school is going okay.
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