Statutory settings are funded by the government and must be available for all children to attend by law. An example of a statutory setting would be Strood Academy in Strood.
(E5) This secondary school is open to all types of students starting at year 7 up until sixth form. Strood Academy is obliged to cater to children with disabilities be it mobility problems or learning difficulties etc. as it is a statutory setting. (E5)(E8) ???The state is required by law to ensure that all children, including those with disabilities, receive education if they are of statutory school age??? Beaver, M et al, (1999), Babies and Young children, (2nd Ed.) pg135. London: Stanley Thornes (publishers) Ltd.
Voluntary settings are services provided organisations which are funded by the community and donations. An example of a voluntary setting would be Children and Youth Sunday Club at the Enon Baptist Church. (E5) The youth club is open to children age 4 and above it also supports children by giving them the opportunity to play and interact with other children as well as bible stories and quizzes. This church group is completely free of charge but open to donations. It is also run by volunteers.
Private settings are profit making services for example Happy Bunnies Daycare Nursery in Gillingham. This private nursery is open to all children aged from babies through to five years of age, although it is a fee paying nursery Happy Bunnies offer the opportunity of free government funded childcare worth 15 hours. This grant applies to all children aged three before the 31st December. (E5) This nursery follows the children act 2004 and every child matters so that children can be safe in their surroundings, enjoy all different types of learning activities and achieve to their highest standard.
Beaver, M et al, (1999), Babies and Young children, (2nd Ed.) pg135. London: Stanley Thornes (publishers) Ltd.