Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools Ncfe Level 3 24+ Assignment 1

Know the structure of education from early years to post-compulsory education.

Summarise entitlement and provision for early years education.

Since 2006 it became an entitlement of all 3-4 year old's in England to receive a free part time early years education of up to 15 hours per week.
Early years provision in schools is about supporting very young children, and is based on the concept of learning through play rather than more formal education as play has been shown to be an important vehicle for children's early learning.
The way in which learning is usually managed in the early years is that the adults work alongside children on focused activities that involve specific concepts, such as using numbers.

Question 1b (Weighting: 0)

Explain the characteristics of the different types of schools in relation to educational stage(s) and school governance.

All these state schools are funded by local authorities and are known as maintained schools-
Community Schools:They offer a personalized curriculum that emphasizes real world learning and community problem solving. These are open to everyone and can include adult education or childcare classes.
Foundation & Trust Schools: Foundation schools are run by their own governing body which determines the admissions policy in consultation with the LEA. A Trust school will form a charitable trust with an outside partner such as a business, the school will have to buy in any support services
Voluntary Aided:as mainly religious or faith schools although anyone can apply. They are run by their own governing body although the land and buildings are normally owned by religious organisations they are funded partly by the governing body, partly by the charity and partly by the LEA.
Voluntary Controlled:These are very similar to voluntary aided schools although they are run and funded by the LEA which also employs the staff and provides support services
Specialist: These are usually secondary schools which can...