1.1Identify the main types of state and independent schools:
Community schools: controlled by the local council and not influenced by business or religious groups
Foundation schools: more freedom to change the way they do things than community schools.
Academies: run by a governing body, independent from the local council - they can follow a different curriculum
Voluntary schools: a) Voluntary aided (mainly religions/faith school).
b) Voluntary controlled are funded and run by the Local Authority
Independent schools (Private schools): must pay fee to attend.
1.2 Describe the characteristics of the different types of schools in relation to educational stage(s) and school governance.
Nursery- is the foundation stage which is up to the age of 4, full-time education is compulsory for all children aged between 5 and 16. Key Stage 1 is for 5 – 7 year olds, Key Stage 2 is for children aged 7-11, 11 -14 year olds are at Key Stage 3, and finally Key Stage 4 is for 14 – 16 year olds. Students may then continue their secondary studies for a further two years, leading most typically to A-level qualifications, although other qualifications and courses exist. Also, higher education typically begins with a 3-year bachelor's degree. And two years for master's degrees, and the doctorate, a research degree that usually takes at least three to five years.
2.1 describe roles and responsibilities of:
School governors: The school governor’s responsibilities are to set targets for pupil achievements, managing the school finances, reviewing staff performance and pay, appointing staff and making sure the curriculum is balanced and broadly based.
Senior management team: The senior management team work with the head teacher, which share the responsibilities for all aspects of school leadership and management, the senior management team is responsible for dealing with safeguarding issues, providing advice and support to other...