Child Development

Year 9

Pupils in year 9 will start their BTEC level 2 children’s play learning and development course. They will complete two units of work and an exam that is 25% of the overall mark.
The aim of the qualification is, through a combination of practical experience and written assignments, to provide level 2 learners with the knowledge, skills and understanding needed for a career in the sector.

Unit 1: exam (patterns of child development) worth 25% of the grade and is one hour long.
Unit 2: (promoting children’s development through play) worth 25% of the grade.
Unit 3- (the principles of early years practice) worth 50% of the mark.

Students will be graded at Level 2 Pass, Level 2 Merit, Level 2 Distinction, Level 2 Distinction *, Level 1 and Unclassified.

Year 10

Pupils in year 10 will start their BTEC level 2 children’s play, learning and development course. They will complete two units of work and an exam that is 25% of the overall mark.
The aim of the qualification is through a combination of practical experience and written assignments, this vocational qualification provides level 2 learners with the knowledge, skills and understanding needed for a career in the sector.

Unit 1 exam: patterns of child development (25% of final grade).
Unit 2: promoting children’s development through play (25% of final grade).
Unit 3: the principles of early years practice (50% of final grade).

Students will be graded at Level 2 Pass, Level 2 Merit, Level 2 Distinction, Level 2 Distinction *, Level 1 and Unclassified.

Year 11

Pupils in Year 11 will continue with their BTEC level 2 children’s play, learning and development course. They will complete two units of work and an exam that is 25% of the overall mark.
The aim of the qualification is through a combination of practical experience and written assignments, to provides level 2 learners with the knowledge, skills and understanding needed for a career in the sector.

Unit 1 exam: patterns of child development (25% of final grade).
Unit 2: promoting children’s development through play (25% of final grade).
Unit 3: the principles of early years practice (50% of final grade).

Students will be graded at Level 2 Pass, Level 2 Merit, Level 2 Distinction, Level 2 Distinction *, Level 1 and Unclassified.