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Question: 1.1 & 1.2
Identify the main types of state and independent schools
Describe the characteristics of the different types of school in relation to education stages and school governance.

CACHE Level 2 Supporting Teaching & Learning in Schools
Optional Unit TDA 2.5 - Schools as organisations

Answer: The main types of schools are:-
· Community schools
· Independent schools
· Foundation and trust schools
· Voluntary schools
· Specialist schools
· Faith schools
· Grammar schools
· Academies
· Free schools
· Home schools
· Boarding schools

All children between 5-16 are entitled to free school at main stream state schools. Children start primary school at the age of 4 and leave at the age of 11. Then they move on to secondary school and leave the age of 16. There are 3 educational stages Early years, which is pre-school. The age range is 0-3. These are daytime nursery, private or state. The school age is 4-16, it starts from infants (4-7) and juniors age (7-11) and secondary (11-16)....(short extract)

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  • Subject: Education
  • Course: Cache Level 2
  • Level: Degree
  • Year: 1st
  • Mark: Not available
  • Words: 678
  • Date submitted: June 04, 2012
  • Date written: Not available
  • References: No
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 4143

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