Headteacher: Mr Inman

H.E. Child Development

GCSE Child Development studies the physical, social and emotional development of a child from birth to the age of 5 years.

The course covers the following items:

  • Parenthood
  • Pregnancy
  • Diet, health and care of a child
  • Development of a child
  • Support for a parent and child

The final examination in year 11 will test any or all of the above five areas.

The examination will carry 40% of the marks of the course.

In addition to the final examination the pupils will carry out two extremely controlled assessments which together make up 60% of the course.

Pupils will have the opportunity to develop their knowledge and understanding of human needs in a diverse society, and the skills and knowledge acquired will be relevant and transferable to other settings, enhancing career prospects.

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