Child Development & Care

The Child development and Care course starts in KS4. It allows the students to develop the skills and knowledge required to move onto a career in child care.


The aim of the course is to provide the students with an insight into the world of child care and establish how children grow and develop.  The lessons are designed to be based on real life scenarios which will engage and create a natural curiosity for the subject.


Hours per week: 2

BTEC - Split into 3 units


The students will complete the learning for all three topics in years 9 and 10.  During year 11 they will complete four written assignments and sit a written examination.

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