Child Development


Head of Faculty: Mrs Anderson


To provide students an understanding of the childcare and development sector working within a variety of settings. Students will be confident in developing creative activities and learning games to support the development of young children.

Aims to provide our students with the knowledge required to gain a vocational qualification throughout the 2 years students will develop a fundamental understanding of the holistic development of children aged 0-5 year. They will also understand the factors influencing a child's development and the approaches needed when working with children in a variety of settings.

Overview of the Childcare Curriculum

The topics students cover throughout Key Stage 4 are outlined in the link below:

Childcare Overview

GCSE Exam Board Specifications

The exam board that is currently being studied is NCFE.  Further information can be found : here

Enrichment and Additional Learning Opportunities 

Homework support is available any time afterschool and revision drop-in sessions.