Welcome to the Child Development department
Child Development is offered at Key Stage 4 and is studied to GCSE level. Pupils have the opportunity to develop knowledge and understanding of the physical, intellectual, emotional and social development of children in a variety of contexts.
The subject focuses on development of children from conception to 5 years and investigates the nature of relationships, family and the responsibilities of parenthood.
- Diet, Health & Social Care of the child
- Development of the child
- Support for the parent and child
The AQA exam board is delivered. This requires students to complete two controlled assessments which make up 60% of the overall qualification. This includes analysing and writing about a child, photography, interviews and research. Candidates also have to complete a written exam.