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Child Development & CACHE

dep-chd-1GCSE Child Development is studied in years 10 and 11.
The CACHE Child Care course is studied by pupils in years 12 and 13.

The aim is to develop and apply skills, knowledge and understanding of the development and care of children from conception to the age of five years. It promotes an understanding of the social, emotional, physical, creative and intellectual development of the child.

The Examination Board is WJEC.
The department consistently achieves excellent examination results

dep-chd-3The child development classroom is room 11 and is based in the double storey block.
The department is privileged to have a recently refurbished classroom to cater for the needs of the course. Suitable furniture, play activities and other resources are available for young children visiting whilst observations are carried out and knowledge gained.

The department is proactive in the use of new technology and frequent use of the interactive whiteboard is incorporated into lessons.
Due to the nature of the course practical sessions are an important area.

dep-chd-4Photographs above demonstrate pupils ‘learning through play’, junk modeling, creative play, making musical instruments and tasting and making comparison between bought and homemade weaning foods.


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