A voluntary sector is provided by local authorities or central government departments, for example a playgroup. This setting normally takes place in a church hall. In this setting children benefit from socialising with other children and participating in early learning activities delivered by trained workers. Parents can develop relationships with other families and have the benefit of their experiences, learning new parenting skills and techniques. A playgroup is usual open between 9am-12pm they have qualified childcare workers, the age range is usually between 2 ½ - 4 years old The private sector is the third type of setting.
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.
Some infant schools may also have a nursery attached to them. Rainbows are a private club for children 5-7 years. It’s about developing self-confidence, learning new things and having fun, and costs around £2 per session. Rainbows are about kinaesthetic learning. They follow a programme in which they can learn to be eco-friendly, cooking and how to care for
• 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
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.
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.
Places to attend include per-schools and playgroups, usually run by voluntary groups such as churches. Sure Start Children’s Centres, who offer a wide range of services for the family, such as working with the family from birth onwards. They provide education in early years as well as day care and parenting advice. Day Nurseries provided by employers in the workplace for children from birth to 5 years of age. 1b There are 4 main types of schools which are local authority funded.
Early Years Provision EYMP4 1.1 Early Years Provision EYMP4 1.1 Nurseries Nurseries provide full day care and education for children as young as six weeks old to five years old. Most nurseries open to parents and children around 7am to 6pm. They are run by local community organisations (often with financial assistance from the local authority) or by charities such as Barnardo’s and Save the Children. Nurseries are ideal if: -You feel happiest leaving your child with a team of professional staff trained in Childcare, -You want a stimulating environment for your child with the opportunity to build social skills with similar aged children, -You need your care to be 100% reliable -You want community of care (your child could stay at
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.