Tda 3.2 Schools Organisations

Schools as organisation
TDA 3.2
Area 1
Summarise entitlement and provision for early years education;-
All children aged 0-5years are entitled to education, this may be in the form of a childminder, nursery, pre-school or a sure start children’s centre.
Sure start work with infants and parents from birth, providing education, family support, cover any health issues and also offer advice on learning, training and employment.
Nursery schools provide education and learning for children between the ages of three and five. Most nurseries are based at primary schools and sure start children’s centres.
Preschools and playgroups are often run by voluntary groups which offer part-time play and learning for children under the age of five.
Three and four year olds are entitled to 15 hours of early years education, this is usually in the form of a government grant.
Day nurseries provide early years education and learning from birth to five years old. These can be independent businesses or voluntary groups.

Explain the characteristics of the different types of schools in relation to educational stage(s) and school governance;-
Community Schools.
These are run and owned by the local authority. The LEA (Local Education Authority) employs school staff. They deal with new admissions, and they also own the land in which the school is situated. The governors deal with finances, budgets, appointing and dismissing staff.
Foundation and trust schools
Foundation schools are run by their own governing body which determines the admissions policy in consultation with the LEA. The governors appoint the staff and also own the land in which the school is situated on.   A trust school may form a trust with another business or outside agency. The school will have to buy in any support services. The school trust and parent consultation meetings decide whether the school should become a trust school or not.
There are two types of federation schools:-
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