Professional Practice in Early Years Settings

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Professional Practice In Early Years Setting

Task 1

1.1

Explain how the range of early years settings reflects the scope and purpose of the sector.



Paula D’Agnello EYMP 4Pin No. 30138954 Scope
Purpose

Day Nursery - full day care
Meets the needs of full time working parents/carers/families. Flexible hours - open all year. Some are linked to specialist employers. Provide food. Sessions charge hourly rates, expensive. Can use vouchers - over 3‘s are entitled to 15 hours Government funded a week. Birth to school age. Follow the EYFS. They are registered and inspected every year by Ofsted.

Pre-school - Sessional
Term time only. Sessions. 2 years - school age. (10 hours funding available in special circumstances for 2 year olds.) 15 hours voucher funded by Government from the term after the child turns 3 years old. Can pay. Run privately or committee run in a multi-use venue ie village hall. Regulated by Ofsted. Follow the EYFS.

Play Group
Term time only. Sessions. 2 years - school age. (10 hours funding available in special circumstances for 2 year olds.) 15 hours voucher funded by Government from the term after the child turns 3 years old. Can pay. Run privately or committee run in a purpose built venue. Regulated by Ofsted. Follow the EYFS.

School
Provides educational curriculum from the ages of 4-18 years . Term time only. Catchment area for attendees or specialist church school. Regulated by Ofsted. Funded by the Government. Free if state school or pay if private - compulsory for all children from the age of 5 years.

Childminder
Home setting. Flexible, personal home care. Smaller ratio. More affordable. Registered by Ofsted. Follow the EYFS. Can use vouchers or pay. Birth to school age. Childminder is self employed. Can be a cheaper option for childcare for working parents/carers. Maximum of 6 children under 8 years old.

Nanny...
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