Tda 3.2 Schools as Organisations Essay

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TDA 3.2 Schools as Organisations.

TDA 3.2-1.1
Summarise entitlement and provision for early year’s education. Thanks to the Every Child Matters and the Childcare Act 2006 all 3 and 4 years olds in England receive free part-time (12 ½ per week) for 38 weeks a year. This is government funded and the idea is for all children to have 2 years of free education before they even start school. Early year’s provision for these very young children varies greatly from the education they will receive in KS1 as it is play focused as opposed to formal learning, which is how these very young children learn best. The Foundation Curriculum in England and Wales runs from age 3-5 and is therefore implemented in nursery schools right up
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Secondary schools may also include subject area leaders. They meet on a regular basis to discuss various issues concerning the school community and make decisions about the running of the school and the implementation of the School Improvement Plan. They will discuss how to pass this information on to teaching and support staff. 26 Legally schools have a duty to employ not only a Head Teacher and a Deputy Head Teacher but also a SENCO and in primary school a Foundation Stage Manager.
SENCO’s are responsible for monitoring and managing the provision for pupils with special educational needs. Their duties are to liaise with parents and professionals, advise and support teaching staff, ensure that IEP’s (Individual Education Plans) are in place and to make sure that appropriate information concerning pupils with special educational needs is collected, recorded and regularly updated. They also have to monitor and review the provision for these children and ensure the paperwork is in place for those children who are on Early Years or School Action and Action Plus.
Foundation Stage Manager’s must ensure that Reception and Nursery Classes (The Foundation Stage)

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