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

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Question 1a (Weighting: 0)
Know the structure of education from early years to post-compulsory education.
Summarise entitlement and provision for early year’s education.
As part of the every child matters agenda and Childcare Act 2006, it became an entitlement of all 3-4 years olds in England to receive a part-time early year’s education. The local authorities use government funds to ensure that every child receives up to two years free education.   Early years provisions in school is about supporting very young children and is different to Key Stage 1 in each country within the UK as it is based on the concept of learning through play rather than more formal education. Although the year groups are divided up differently from each of the countries within the UK the foundation stage remains different from primary curriculum and only introduces children to more formal learning when they are ready. |

Question 1b (Weighting: 0)
Explain the characteristics of the different types of schools in relation to educational stage(s) and school governance.
There are four main types of mainstream state schools which are all funded by local authorities which are known as a maintained school. Community schools are run and owned by local authority and help with supporting links with the local community. They also determine admissions policy. Foundation and trust schools are run by their own governing body, which determines the admission policy. The building will also be owned by the governing body or a charitable foundation. Trusts school, although a type of foundation school, will form a charitable Trust with an outside partner. There are two types of voluntary schools voluntary aided schools are mainly religious or faith schools, Although anyone can apply for a place. They are run by their own governing body but the land and building...