|Miss Wiltshire||Subject Leader Child Development.|
This is a level 1 course suitable for students who would benefit from a practical approach to learning.
In Year 10 students will work towards a Child Development qualification which could result in a GCSE in Child Development. The course will also include the Bronze ASDAN Youth Award.
YEAR 10 AND 11
You will learn about some of the below:
What will I study?
In year 10, students will attend Leicester College on Friday afternoons to study a range of vocational taster courses. Examples of courses previously run include: Hair and Beauty, Catering and Childcare. In year 11, students have the opportunity to study one course of their choice at Leicester College all day on a Friday where they will complete either an entry level, Level 1 or 2 qualification, depending on their ability.
In Year 11 students will continue to study Child Development at a level appropriate to their needs. Students will have the opportunity to sit a GCSE in Child Development.
How will I study?
Topics will be taught through a mixture of practical and theory activities.
What exams are there?
For the GCSE qualification, you will need to complete two pieces of controlled coursework and sit a final exam in Year 11. You will gain your ASDAN Youth Award which is all coursework based.
This course offers students different pathways into further study and encourages and motivates students to succeed in post-sixteen education.