** Parents’ Evenings **
The booking system is now open for our March Parents Evenings;
Year 7, 9 & 10, Tuesday March 7th 2023, 4.00PM-7.00PM
Year 8 & 11, Thursday March 23rd 2023, 4.00PM-7.00PM
Please follow the link to book your appointments.Click Here
NCFE Cache Technical Award
Child Care is an excellent subject to choose if you aspire to work with young children in the future; this may be in an early years setting, such as a nursery, or in any number of roles that require an understanding of child development, such as nursing or social work.
An introduction to working with children aged 0-5 years
In this unit you will learn about the different types of settings and local provision for children. You will also learn how to prepare for working in settings and the responsibilities of early years workers.
Development and wellbeing 0-5 years
In this unit you will learn about the growth and development of children 0-5 years and the different factors that affect it. You will be introduced to ways of observing and assessing children so you can support their development. You will also learn how to work with children and prepare them for moving to a different setting.
Child Care and Development 0-5 years
In this exam, you will be expected to show your knowledge of all the work covered in Units 1 and 2.
Pupils will achieve grade Pass, Merit, Distinction or Distinction*. Unit 1 and 2 have a total of two pieces of coursework to be completed; this is marked internally and makes up 50% of the final grade. Unit 3 has a one and a half hour exam; this is marked externally and makes up 50% of the final mark. The exam is taken in Year 11.
Child Care involves a lot of coursework; you will need:
Please be aware that this course has two extended writing assignments which are worth a total of 50% of the pupil’s final grade. We work to tight exam board deadlines and, therefore, it is essential that these assignments are completed in the given timeframe. Failure to meet these deadlines will affect the pupil’s final grade.
Pupils will be expected to participate in a variety of visits to local Child Care providers in order to experience how skills learnt in the classroom can be transferred into a real-life setting.
Potential further study and careers
There are various careers in both Health and Social Care and in Child Care. Here are some examples:
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