GCSE Child Development
GCSE AQA Home Economics: Child Development
This flexible, six-unit resource is ideal for teacher led
e-learning in the classroom or independent study. The topics are explained in short, interactive, engaging online lessons so that learners grasp concepts quickly and gain the skills and knowledge needed for their GCSE assessments. This qualification may be used as a platform for progression to GCE Health and Social Care, CACHE qualifications and a career in childcare.
To ensure learners have explored all of the child development topics that they could be assessed on, learners must complete all six units.
This unit is about understanding family including: types of family, planning for a family, how to prepare for a baby and how to provide a safe environment for children.
This unit is about understanding pregnancy including: reproduction, pre-conceptual care, preparation for birth, labour, the newborn baby and postnatal care.
Diet, health and care of the child
This unit is about understanding the dietary and healthcare requirements of a child including: a healthy diet, feeding a baby, weaning, feeding a young child, food related problems, childcare and child health.
Development of the child
This unit is about understanding how children develop including: physical and intellectual development, social and emotional development and learning to play.
Support for the parent and child
This unit is about understanding the different types of support available for a parent and child including: child care provision and educational and developmental provision.
Help with your controlled assessments
This unit is about preparing for the controlled assessment and child study. This includes the key planning, researching, analysing and evaluating skills that this coursework requires.