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Child Development

Curriculum Leader: Ms A Osben

Subject Teachers: Ms A Osben, Ms E Maple

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Children are our most valuable natural resource Herbert Hoover

Overall Purpose of the Subject - Summary:

This qualification focuses on the development of a child from conception to the age of five, developing knowledge and understanding in all aspects of child development.


Design Technology Department – OCR Level 1/2 Cambridge National Certificate Child Development

Year 10 - you will gain knowledge of the equipment needs of babies and young children and an understanding of the factors to be considered when choosing appropriate equipment to meet all of these needs. You will also gain knowledge of nutrition and hygiene practices and will be given the opportunity to evaluate dietary choices. Evaluation skills are transferable skills which would be of use in further studies in most areas.

Term1

Term 2

Term 3

Autumn 1 (Sept- Oct):

 

Learning Outcome 1:

Understand reproduction and the roles and responsibilities of parenthood


Autumn 2 (Nov-Dec):

Learning Outcome 2: Understand antenatal care and preparation for birth

 

 

 

Spring 1 (Jan- Feb):

 

Controlled Assessment Understand the equipment and nutritional needs of children from birth to five years


Spring 2 (Mar- Apr):

Controlled Assessment Understand the equipment and nutritional needs of children from birth to five years

Summer 1 (May-June):

 

Learning Outcome 3: Understand postnatal checks, postnatal provision and conditions for development


Summer 2: (June-July):

Learning Outcome 4: Understand how to recognise, manage and prevent childhood illnesses

Pillars of Knowledge

Reproduction and the roles and responsibilities of parenthood.

 

Antenatal care and preparation for birth

 

Postnatal checks, postnatal provision and conditions for development

 

 

 

 

 

Pillars of Knowledge

Key factors when choosing equipment for babies from birth to 12 months

key factors when choosing equipment for babies from one to five years

Nutritional guidelines and requirements for children from birth to five years

Feeding solutions for children from birth to five years 

Pillars of Knowledge

Postnatal checks, postnatal provision and conditions for development

 

How to recognise, manage and prevent childhood illnesses 

 

Design Technology Department – OCR Child Development

Year 11 - G.C.S.E. Child Development

This unit will allow learners to investigate the developmental norms of children from birth to five years. Learners will develop an understanding of the impact of play on the developmental norms. On completion of this unit, learners will be able to apply their knowledge and understanding, through practical activities, to show how play affects the development of individual children.

 

Term1

Term 2

Term 3

Autumn 1 (Sept- Oct):

 

Intellectual, social and emotional development and Controlled Assessment

 

Autumn 2 (Nov-Dec): 

Child Study

 

 

 

 

Spring 1 (Jan- Feb):

 

Child Study

 

 

Spring 2 (Mar- Apr): Community Support

 

Summer 1 (May-June):

 

Revise key areas of study for Child development examination

 

Summer 2: GCSE Examination

Pillars of Knowledge

Physical, intellectual and social developmental norms from birth to five years

Understand the benefits of learning through play

Be able to plan different play activities for a chosen developmental area with a child from birth to five years 

Pillars of Knowledge

Be able to carry out and evaluate different play activities for a chosen developmental area with a child from birth to five years

 

Plan different play activities

Explain different observations

Methods of recording different play activities

 

Pillars of Knowledge

Revise key areas of study for Child development examination

 

Summer 2: GCSE Examination

 

 

 


Key Websites to support learning / useful resources:

  • OCR Child Development textbook
  • Lonsdale Revision Guide Book for Child Development

Click here for information about the National Curriculum for Child Development