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Child Development

 

Key Stage 3 

Accordion content

Key Stage 4 

The course looks at six themes -   

  1. Parenthood
  2. Contraception and Reproduction
  3. Antenatal , Health  and Delivery
  4. Post-natal checks
  5. Childhood illnesses
  6. Childhood Safety

Assessment

Unit 1 : Written paper – 1  hour 30 mins –  50%.

 6-8 compulsory questions comprised of a short answer, structured free response questions. Some questions may include stimulus material.

Unit 2 : Research task –  25%

The Research Task must be completed under supervision within the classroom and should occupy approximately 7 hours of supervised time.

Unit 3 : Child Study – 25%

The Child Study must be completed under supervision within the classroom and should occupy approximately 20 hours of supervised time.

 

Examination Support 

Revision Booklet available for purchase

Revision classes  details to be supplied

Useful Websites 

OCR  – www.ocr.org.uk  - useful advice and course examples.

NHS- http://www.nhs.uk/pages/home.aspx  information to help support research task.

NCT- www.nctpregnancyandbabycare.com – information on pregnancy , birth and early days of parenthood