Unit 10: school as organisation

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SUPPORTING TEACHING AND LEARNING IN SCHOOL

UNIT 10 -
SCHOOL AS ORGANISATION

By

Mr Chil Yeung Law

CONTENT

1. INTRODUCTION
1.1What are the different types of school
1.2Characteristic of a school
2.People responsible for any school
2.1Roles and Responsiblity of People inside school
2.2Roles and Responsibility of People outside school
3.Aims and Values of a school
3.1Defining the school aims and values
3.2Describing how a school uphold their aims
3.3Describing how a school uphold their values
4.What are the Laws and Codes of Practice in School
4.1 Identifying the type of Laws and Codes of Practice
4.2Describe how these will promote the pupil wellbeing and achievement

CONTENT
5.School policies and procedures
5.1Describe why schools have polices and procedures
5.2Identifying the policies and procedures in school
6.The roles of outside organisation
6.1Local and national government
6.2Other organisations

1. INTRODUCTION
This assignment will explain about all the different type of school that are available to teach pupil. It will also talk about the different people involved in the educational system and the reason why they are there. There will also be discussion about the various laws and policy that are there to protect the pupil wellbeing and achievement.

1.1 What are the different types of school
There are many type of schools that are available for students, one of the major differences is whether it is a state or independant, as that usually determine the kind of education that is available to all the students. These are some of the kind of school you can find available to the students :- (a) Grammar school

(b) Community school
(c) Boarding school
(d) Faith school
(e) College/University
(f) Academy
(g) Special school

a) Grammar School - This school will select pupil based on their academic ability, they follow subjects on the national curriculum b)Community School - This school will select pupil around the local area of the school and is normally linked up with the local businesses and council c)Boarding School - This school offers place to stay for the pupil while they are learning d)Faith school - This school will have pupil who share the same religious background or belief e)College/University - These type of school support the further and higher education to students and is cater not just only for children but for adults too f)Academy- this type of school will usually teaches a few subject dedicated to one specialist subject. g)Special School - this school offer support and learning for people with special needs with physical disablilities like paralysis or amputation and mental disabilities like down's sydrome or dyslexic

1.2 Characteristic of a school
No school are the same they could be teaching their subject to the same pupil but have different characteristic. As explain earlier one of the major characteristic of a school is if it a state or independant school, a state school is normally funded by the government or local council; whereas a independant school is funded by private means, through fundraising, private donation or sponsorship. Other type of characteristic of a school could be :-

(a) Admission policy
(b) Age of Student
(c) Subject(s) it teaches
(d) Ideologies
(e) Staff and Facilities

a) Admission policy - The school will select their student depending on the criteria it created on their admission policy. State school are normally free and open to everyone but a typical admission policy might required the financial support to pay for the student, the student must be in the local catchment of the school (i.e the student is living in a residental place within a certain mile of the school) or that the pupil's belief will be from a certain religion or culture. b) Age of student - How old the student is determine the level of education that a student can...
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