Schools as Organisations
1.1 Identify the main types of state and independent schools
1.2 Describe the characteristics
There are many different types of schools ranging from Nursery School to Secondary Education
Nursery Schools have an age range of 0 – 4 years and...
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6. Know about the wider context in which schools operate.
6.1 Identify the roles and responsibilities of national and local government for education policy and practice.
with their learning. They include teachingassistants (TAs) and higher levelteachingassistants (HLTAs). * Breakfast/ after school staff – Look after the welfare before and after school. * Lunch time supervisors & catering staff –lunchtime supervisors or lunchtime assistants, look after the...
the statutory curriculum and introducing up to 20 per cent non-NationalCurriculumteaching time. In primary schools, methods of teaching remained the prerogative of teachers although reports advocated broadening the range of teaching roles to include specialists as well as generalist class teachers...
may have a separate building and playground away from the main school but they will have the same head-teacher and staff. |
Primary schools(4-11year olds) | A teaching assistance that will have the responsibility for most of their works. Children start with the Early Years Foundation curriculum...
context in which schools operate
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, dismissals and training. They do not cover the provision of goods and services • There are limited circumstances when discrimination on the grounds of age may be lawful, for example for those providing intimate care Question 2Describe the main features of legislation relating to anti-discrimination...
* Demonstrate honesty and integrity and uphold public trust and confidence in the teaching profession
5.1 Describe why schools have policies and procedures
All schools and other organisations are required to have a range of policies and procedures. This is
a legal requirement so that all schools...
by pupils in England in Years 2, 6 and 9. They test national achievements in Maths, English and Science.
Teachers plan in three stages – short term, for the next teaching session; medium, over the week and long-term, over the half/ full term. The teachingassistant should be familiar with all...
carries a full range of responsibilities such as to be able to demonstrate an extensive range of knowledge, understanding and application of curriculum development. Work in partnership with colleagues; demonstrate effective and innovative approaches in teaching to more than one level or maybe another...
characteristics of the different types of schools in relation to educational stages and school governance
State schools teach a range of subjects according to targets set by the nationalcurriculum.
The nationalcurriculum covers learning from the age of 5 through to the age of 16 the nationalcurriculum if...
training. They do not cover the provision of goods and services
• There are limited circumstances when discrimination on the grounds of age may be lawful, for example for those providing intimate care
Question 2Describe the main features of legislation relating to anti-discrimination...
The main role of a teachingassistant is to support the class teacher and pupils in the learning activity. They also have to help prepare materials for the learning activity, support children in a group or on a 1:1 basis, attend regular staff meetings...
A Teaching assistant’s main role is to aid the teacher by supporting pupils or children during the teaching of the nationalcurriculum. This assistance can take many forms such as preparing the classroom for lessons, helping with creative activities like...
meet these requirements.
2) Department of Business, Innovation and Skills are responsible for further and higher education and concentrate on establishing the UK with high level skills for economic success.
The national government is responsible for school budgets and determines which Local Authority...
as part of a
team, understanding classroom
roles and responsibilities and your
own position within these.
The Association of Teachers and Lecturers
Appendix 3: National guidance on higher levelteachingassistant roles for school support staff
Some illustrations of HLTA...
There are four main types of mainstream state school which follow the nationalcurriculum and they are all funded by local authorities. These are known as mainstream schools and include;
* Community schools – like our school these schools are run and owned by the local...
schools of which there are four main types, they are also known as maintained schools. They will all have to follow the nationalcurriculum which is set by the UK government, these include:
Local authorities run and own these schools (or Education and Library Board in Northern...
day as well as making him and his peers aware of cultural diversity and how this was valuable to society (Appendix 2).
This critical review will begin by reflecting on inclusive teaching practices and strategies to meet diverse needs. As the observed class was a foundation stage class, a significant...
audit the training needs of teachers and teachingassistants and provide extra support to improve their subject knowledge and expertise, particularly in data logging, manipulating data and programming.
Secondary schools should:
provide the statutory NationalCurriculum for ICT for all...