Know the Structure of Education from Early Years to Post-Compulsory Education

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Know the structure of education from early years to post-compulsory education Before a child reaches school age they are entitled to free early year’s education from the early year’s foundation stage (EYFS). The aim of the EYFS is to ensure that all children under five benefit from a safe, secure and happy environment where they can play and develop, laying the foundation for success with the primary school curriculum. There are 6 key areas the EYFS are trying to combat and they are: 1. Personal, social and emotional development: This area is all about developing a positive sense of self and respect for others, social skills including dressing, undressing and washing, as well as having an enthusiasm for learning. 2.…show more content…
To be assed in these areas there are: 1. Exams 2. Coursework 3. Jobs 4. Moderation After completing these courses you can then move onto university, work, get a degree, continue with a btec or get an apprentice. One of the main changes occurring in schools is that children must stay in education until they are 18. This stops them from getting a full time job or apprentice. This will take place in the year 2015. Types of schools available: 1. Voluntary aided schools: these are run by their own governing body, which employs the staff and sets the admissions criteria. The land and building are usually owned by a charitable foundation 2. Trust schools: Trust schools are state-funded foundation schools which receive extra support (usually non-monetary) from a charitable trust made up of partners working together for the benefit of the school. 3. Specialist schools: they follow the national curriculum nut the schools will focus on one particular are for example sport, technology or music 4. Academies: is a school directly funded by central government (specifically, the Department for Education) and independent of direct control by the local government in England. 5. Faith schools: these are mainly religious but anyone can apply for a place. They are run by governing bodies who employ staff and set the admissions criteria like foundation schools 6. Foundation
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