Following are the name of policies that influences on the early year setting. * National legislation relating to children’s rights. * Disability discrimination Acts 1995 and 2005. * 1989 The Children Act * 1889 The Children’s Charter * 1989 The UN Convention on The Rights Of The Child * 1894 Children’s Charter Amendment * 1996 The Education Act * 1997 Sex Offenders * 1998 School Standards and Framework Act * 1998 The Human Right Act * 1998 The Data Protection Act * 1999 The Protection of Children Act * 2000 The Sexual Offences Act * 2000 Criminal Justice and Court Services Act * 2002 The Education Act * 2003 Education (Prohibition From Teaching Or Working With Children) Regulations * 2003 Sexual Offences Act * 2004 Domestic Violence, Crime and Victims Act * 2004 Every Child matter * 2005 Serious Organised Crime and Police Act * 2006 Violent Crime Reduction Act * 2006 The Education and Inspections Act * 2006 Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups Act * 2006 The Childcare Act * 2007 Forced Marriage (Civil Protection) Act * 2008 Children and Young Persons Act * 2010 Children’s Schools and Families * 2010 Equality Act * 2010 Working together to safeguard children
Following are the frameworks that are used in early years setting in the UK .
* In England the framework used in early year setting is Early Year Foundation Stage (EYFS) , Common assessment framework (CAF) and Every Child Matter (ECM). * In Wales the framework used in early year setting is known as Foundation Phase. * In Scotland the framework used in early year setting is known as Curriculum for Excellence. * In Northern Ireland there is no specific curriculum but they will use the Foundation