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Child Development enables students to gain a real insight into all of the challenges, excitement, considerations and responsibilities surrounding childrens’ development.
The course encourages multiple approaches to learning such as practical opportunities and real-life scenarios which supports students' development of applied knowledge and practical skills.
Unit 2: Understanding the equipment and nutritional needs of children from birth to five years (25% of final grade)
Students will investigate the different equipment and nutritional requirements of children from birth to five years.
Unit 3: Understand the development of a child from birth to five years (25% of final grade)
Students will investigate the developmental norms of children from birth to five years. They will understand the impact of play on the developmental norms.
How to prepare for Child Development tasks
Students will be expected to collect evidence in the form of both primary and secondary research. This research is then used to complete the controlled assessment as laid out by the exam board.