1. Know the structure of education from early years to post compulsory education.
1.1 Summarise entitlement & provision for early year’s education.
Every child who on the term commencing after their 3rd Birthday is entitled to a free part time place in early years education. This was formed as part of the Every Child Matters agenda. From 0-5 years the framework of learning, development & care forms the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS), which follows the following principles: • Good relationships will give children emotional security. • Provision needs to be inclusive & reflect/meet the needs of all children irrespective of their background or ability. • Providers work closely …show more content…
The Education and Skills Act 2008 increases the minimum age at which young people in England can leave learning, requiring them to continue in education or training until the end of the academic year in which they turn 17 from 2013 and until their 18th birthday from 2015.
Raising the participation age (RPA) does not mean young people must stay in school; they will able to choose one of the following options:
• full-time education, such as school, college or home education • work-based learning, such as an Apprenticeship • part-time education or training if they are employed, self-employed or volunteering for more than 20 hours a week.
The following options are avaliable to children today:
Full time Education – This is where you decide to remain in full time education whether that be at 6th form or college. The options that they have avaliable include: A levels, work related qualifications, diploma qualification (which offers practical, hands on experience as well as classroom learning). Diplomas are designed to allow young people to develop their knowledge & skills that employers & university are looking for. There are 14 subject areas avaliable at diploma level in selected schools & colleges.
Academies are intended to be centres of post A level with the option to continue their education to degree level & beyond. Those young people with disabilities or learning difficulties are