Tda 2.5 Schools as Organisations

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TDA 2.5 Schools as organisations Task 1 Links to learning outcome 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6, assessment criteria 1.1, 1.2, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 4.1, 4.2, 5.1, 5.2, 6.1, 6.2 and 6.3. • Identify the main types of state and independent schools • Describe the characteristics of the different types of schools in relation to educational stage(s) and school governance • Describe roles and responsibilities of: - School governors - Senior management team - Other statutory roles e.g. SENCO - Teachers • Describe the roles of external professionals who may work with a school e.g. educational psychologist • Define the meaning of: - Aims - Values • Describe with examples how schools may demonstrate and uphold their aims • Describe with examples…show more content…
Community and foundation special schools- cater for children with specific special educational needs. These may include physical disabilities or learning difficulties. Faith schools- are mostly run in the same way as other state schools. However, their faith status may be reflected in their religious education curriculum, admissions criteria and staffing policies. Grammar schools- select all or most of their pupils based on academic ability. Maintained boarding schools- offer free tuition, but charge fees for board and lodging. Independent schools- set their own curriculum and admissions policy is usually decided by the governing body and head teacher. They are funded by fees paid by parents and income from investments. Just over half have charitable status. They have to be registered with the DfE, and regularly monitored by OFSTED. http://www.direct.gov.uk/en/Parents/Schoolslearninganddevelopment/ChoosingASchool/DG_4016312 Describe roles and responsibilities of: - School governors - Senior management team - Other statutory roles e.g. SENCO - Teachers Links to learning outcome 2, assessment criteria 2.1 School governors- work with the school, they work in partnership with the headteacher and staff. Governors do not intervene with the day to day running of the school, unless there is a serious problem. The governing body is also responsible for making sure that the schools
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