Cache Level 2 Identify State and Independent School

In this assignment I am going to discuss the structure of schools and identifying the roles and responsibilities of national and local government for education policy and practise.   Discussing how they work covering how different types of schools are maintained and ran, I will be talking about aims and values schools set for themselves and the different laws and codes of practice implemented into a school setting. Explaining the purpose of why policies and procedures are put into place within schools in general and within my own setting.
Identify the main types of state and independent schools.
All children in England between the ages of 5 and 16 are entitled to a free place at a state school.
Most state schools have to follow National Curriculum the most common ones are:
  * Community schools: controlled by the local council and not influenced by business or religious groups
  * Foundation and trust schools: more freedom to change the way they do things than community schools, ran by their own governing body which also decide the admissions policy. The land and building is generally owned by the local governing body or an outside trust such as a business, all outside support services will be bought independently by the school.
  * Academies: ran by a governing body, independent from the local council - they can follow a different curriculum, often funded partly by the government and individual sponsors, these schools are not maintained by the local authority but do work closely.
  * Grammar schools: ran by the council a foundation body or a trust - they select all or most of their pupils based on academic ability and there is often an exam to get in.
  * Voluntary aided schools are mainly religious or faith schools but children from any faith are able to attend, the land and the building are normally owned by a religious or charity organisation for instance the local church, they are ran by their own governing body and funded partly by...