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 ...view middle of the document...
They are run by their own governing body but the land and building are owned by a religious organisation. These are partly funded by the governing body, charity and local authority. Voluntary controlled schools are run and funded by local authority which also employs staff and provide support services. The land and building however are owned by a charity normally a religious organisation. Specialist schools are normally secondary schools who apply for specialist status to develop on one or two subjects. They receive extra funding for doing this. Special schools can also apply for specialist status under one of the four areas of the SEN Code of Practice. There are also other schools which are not directly funded by local authority. Independent schools are funded by fees paid for by parents these schools do not need to follow national curriculum, and Head Teachers and governors set the admissions policy. All independent schools in the UK are obliged to register with the Department for Education so they can be monitored, although this may not be by Ofsted but ISI (Independent School Inspectorate).Academies historically, have been set up by sponsors from business although in 2010 the government gave communities more opportunities to get involved in giving schools academy status. Academies have close links with local authority, although they are not maintained by it and have more freedom than state schools. |
Question 1c (Weighting: 0)
Explain the post-16 options for young people and adults.
The post-16 is a guarantee that each young person who leaves compulsory education will have a place in further learning and that they will be more opportunities available. This is to try and reduce the number of young people not in education, employment or training. The September Guarantee is as follows:Full or part-time education.An Apprenticeship or programme-led Apprenticeship including both the training and job or work placement.Entry into Employment.Employment with training to NVQ Level 2. |
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Understand how schools are organised in terms of roles and responsibilities.
Explain the strategic purpose of:
Senior management team
Other statutory roles e.g.
Support staff roles.
School governors are usually a group of 10 to 20 people who have responsibility of the running of the school. They are made up with a group of people who have links with the school and the local community. There should be at least one parent, one staff in addition to the Head Teacher, and a local authority governor, also a local community governor. Governors work closely with the Head Teacher and Senior support staff, governors aims are:To set aims and objectives for the school.To adopt new policies for achieving the aims and objectives.To set targets for achieving aims and objectives.Senior management team work closely with the Head Teacher and are made up of staff with more experience and who are in a...