Key stage 4

Child development and care is an optional subject offered at key stage 4 only.

Why study child development and care?

This course would be suitable for anyone who has a career interest in working with children. It also supports careers that involve communicating and working with other people. Students must consider themselves to be a caring person and have an interest in the subject area.

The course will not involve a work placement but we can support interested students in finding suitable childcare placements as part of their year 10 work experience.

Exam board: CACHE/NCFE
Qualification type: Level 1/2
Contact: Miss L’enfant
tl’enfant@holgate-ac.org.uk

How will I be assessed?

  • Examined assessment
  • Internal assessment

Future pathways and careers

  • Childcare
  • Nursing
  • Teaching
  • Adult carer
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