Unit 1 An introduction to working with children Essay

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Describe the purpose for one setting that is statutory provision for each age range and describe the purpose of one setting that is a different type of provision for each age range.

Children under the age of five years are required to be provided by law a place in nursery school or pre-school education which is likely to be seasonal or similar to a school day.
Teachers expect children to learn fine mortar skills from a young age through play such as threading beads on string they also use fine mortar skills to draw using palmer grasp they learn how to use scissors.

Also children develop there communication and become more intellectual through speech and asking questions to other students and members of staff.

As the nursery is part of the government they have to follow the early years foundation stage (E.Y.F.S) this means they have to respect every child, this follows on from the sheep were every child matters and should have there right to be safe healthy and economic wellbeing enjoy and achieve and give positive contribution. Also children aged five and seven are required to attend an infant school which is more structured in the fact that it has set times and certain lesions such as maths English and science.

By the time the children reach infant school they are able to use there fine motor skills such as handwriting they will become more capable of memorising numbers letters and there times tables as well as there social skills will become better and