1.2 Explain the Characteristics of the Different Types of Schools in Relation to Educational Stage(S) and School Governance.

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1. Know the structure of education from early years to post-compulsory education. 1.2 Explain the characteristics of the different types of schools in relation to educational stage(s) and school governance. Community schools are run and owned by the Local Authority, which may support the school through the local community and also by providing a support service. They will determine the admission policy, also, they will develop the use of school facilities by local groups for example. -Adult education. - Childcare classes. Foundation and trust schools are mostly run by the school governing body, they will call the shots on the school admission policy with the local education authority. The school, buildings and the land…show more content…
The special educational needs (SEN) team are supported by a very active group who make sure that they provide a range of activities to meet the needs of our ever growing community of special schools, as well as colleagues in mainstream primary and secondary schools. Their aim is to work together to ensure good practice to promote effective approaches to enhance the students learning with Special Educational Needs. Independent schools sets out their own curriculum and admission policies as the Head Teacher and the governors decide on the admissions policy These schools are funded by parents and also from income from investments, half of them have charitable status. All the independent school must be registered with the Department for Education. Academy schools are set up by sponsors from businesses and are independently managed schools which jointly funds the land and buildings, they do still have very close links with the Local Education Authority, the government does still cover the running costs. Until a few years ago the only options open for young children leaving school was either to continue with their education or to leave school and try to find full time employment. In 2007 the government tried to change this so it reduced the number of young children who was not only leaving education but not in full time education or a training scheme, so the government introduced the ‘September guarantee’. Basically what this means is

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