Defination of EYFS is; main principles and practice that we must adapt to appropriate children`s individual development from birth to five years under the Children Act 2006 and in England the children between 3 and 4 year olds they need to receive a free part time early years education.
Their concept of learning is trough play rather than more formal education.Children are monitored day to day and individualy to see how well they are learning and developing by their teachers.
There are different types of scholls which thet have to follow the National Curriculum:
Community Schools are run by the Local Authority who employ the staff, own the land and buildins, decide what the admissions criteria should be, provides supports services eg. SEN Services , Educational Psycologist , Speech and Language Therapist.
Foundation and Trust Schools are run by pretty much the same way as Community Schools, the main difference being the Governing Body has control as opposed to the Local Education Authority . A Trust School is a type of Foundation School which is sponsored by an outside partner eg. Educational charity or business , with the aim of rasing standards.
Voluntary – aided Schools are mainly “faith schools”. As with foundation schools, the Governing Body employs the staff ,own school buldings and land but just like the community school outside sevices are provided by the LEA ,who also have a say in setting the admissions criteria.
Voluntary -controlled Schools are smilar to Voluntary -added schools but run by the LEA, just as the community schools. The land or school buildings are usually owned by a charity which is usually a religios organisations.
Specialist Schools follow the National Curriculum, they tend to specialise in a particular subject area eg. Languages,Art, Technology and some specialist schools are only for children with learning difficulties.
Post-16 options :
Academies are indepentedently managed ,set up by sponsors, working partnership with the DOE and the LA. The main differences between a state school and academy is that pupils do not have to follow the National Curriculum. This gives freedom and flexibility to staff and management.
Barnet & Southgate college They are aimed at children of all abilities aged 11-18, offering a range of vocational qualification, GCSE and A Level.
Grammer Schools have selection criteria based on academic ability.
Independent School have their own curriculum and admissions policies.They are regularly monitored by OFSTED.
Roles and Responsibilities of
School Governors have the responsibility of running the school and need to work closely with the Head Teacher and Senior Management Team. Being a school governor involves ; giving the pupils the best education and care possible, checking that the school encourages pupils` moral and cultural development, and that special educational needs are met, monitoring policies and the school budget and salaries, asking questions to check on progress,making sure the National Curriculum is being taught, ensuring the buildings are properly maintained.
Senior Management Team work with the Head Teacher,The Deputy Head Teacher,The Children`s Coordinator,The Families Coordinator and Socal Business Manager. This team responsible for managing all of the schools` resources and need to make sure that they have enough teacher and support staff for the learners and materials for teaching and manage the schools` resources for building,electricity,water within budget they have.
SENCO are manage the day to day work with SEN children to improve their learning. They work with a range of different agencies including LA`s support, Educational Pyscology Services, Health and Social Services ,voluntary bodies and parents.They arrange the training for staffs who work with SEN Children.
Teachers have responsibility of planing their lessons and preparing the teaching materials...