An Introduction to Working with Children

E1 – describe how each of the types of settings, which provide care and education for children in your area: - statutory, voluntary and private sector.
E2 – Describe how each of the types of settings identified in E1 aims to support children and their families

There are different types of setting which provide education they are:    
• statutory (state primary school)
• voluntary (after school clubs)
• Private (private primary school).
A statutory service has been provided by law been provided for children and families. Legislation has been passed down which requires either the government or local authorities to provide them. A primary school is free of charge because the government gives money to the local authorities so they can pay for the running of the school. In statutory primary schools they teach from the national curriculum.   A state primary school helps to support children and families by having parent/teacher meetings on a regular basis to help to show how the child can progress and by show parents how they can help the child at home
Voluntary services are provided by organisations such as charities where some or all funding comes from donations. One voluntary service is an after school club these are voluntary because they are funded by parents to pay members of staff and to and any surplus income is used to further their activities for the children. They also fall into to the voluntary category as they are out of school hours and children by law do not have to attend these clubs. After school clubs helps support the child and families by allowing the child to experience activities they may not have at home for example scouts sports or preforming arts and it also allows them to meet new people and make friends with people they would not usually talk to.
Private services are provided independently of the state and do not rely on funding from the government and are funded by charging pupils for tuition. They also do not have to follow the...