Child Development

Child DevelopmentĀ 

What is it?

Two levels of award are available: Entry 2 and Entry 3.

Possible units include:

  • Pregnancy
  • Child health
  • Care of a baby
  • Healthy eating
  • Play
  • Parenting
  • Childbirth
  • Child care provision

What will I be doing?

The course is designed to offer students the opportunity to develop an understanding of the needs of young children as well as the social and environmental influences which affect their development. Everything from pre-conceptual care to the development of the child to five years old is covered.

Skills and Knowledge Learned

Students will learn a range of practical skills and the theory behind taking care of a child. Students will evidence their learning by building a portfolio of work.

Who is the course suitable for?

Students who have an interest in child development as well as working in this sector in the future.


WJEC Entry Level.

Course Leader:

Emma Johnson

Abbey Hill Academy Sixth Form
Sheraton Building
Ketton Road
Stockton on Tees
TS19 8BU

Tel: 01642 664140


Horizons Specialist Academy Trust is a company limited by guarantee (Company No 08608287) and exempt charity registered in England and Wales.

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