Schools as Organisations, Supporting Teaching Level 3 Qfc Diploma
1014 words 5 pagesSchools as Organisations
1.1 Early years foundation stage
a) The Childcare Act 2006 covers provision of EYFS in the UK.
b) Children can be taught under the EYFS by nurseries, childminders and kindergartens aswell as Reception class.
c)For organisations to legally deliver EYFS they must register under the childcare act and they must follow Welfare and Learning and Development requirements in England.
1.2 State schools provide free education for children aged 5 to 16yrs, they are either wholly or partially funded by the Department of Education. Most state schools must follow the National Curriculum. Community schools, academies, foundation schools and grammar schools are the most common types of …show more content…
d) The school communicates with parents in a variety of ways, the school website, letters home and regular news letters. Teachers are also available if parents wish to discuss anything about their child. Home/school books are also used and are vital way of communicating between parents and teachers.
4.1, 6.1 & 6.2
The five key areas of Every Child Matters are: Be healthy Stay safe Enjoy and achieve Make a positive contribution Achieve economic well being
a) The DfE was formerly known as the Department for Children, Schools and Families.
b) The Secretaty of State for education is Rt Hon Michael Gove MP
The DfE affects the work of schools by allocating funds to state schools and providing pupil premium funding for pupils from poor areas. Admission policies are set by the DfE and also Sure Start programs are overseen by the department. They also make decisions on and changes to the national curriculum as to what and how children are taught.
a) HSE stands for the Health and Safety Executive. This regulatory body governs what happens in our school by ensuring that relevant health and safety legislation is reflected in school policy. It covers a wide range of activities and procedures e.g. fire drills, evacuations, buildings, equipment, risk assessments for activities to name a few. HSE may conduct inspections to ensure that standards are