Level: Stage 2

Duration: Full Year

Pre requisite: None required

Additional Cost: $45

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Who Is This Course For?

Students who want to focus on children’s growth and development from birth to 8 years. No background knowledge is assumed.

What Will I Learn?

In this course you will critically examine attitudes and values about parenting/care giving and gain an understanding of the growth and development of children.

Child Studies is divided into five topics:

  1. Contemporary and future issues
  2. Economic and environmental influences
  3. Political and legal influences
  4. Sociocultural influences
  5. Technological influences

How will I be assessed?

You will demonstrate evidence of your learning through the following assessment types:

School Based Assessment:

  • Practical activity 50%
  • Group activity 20%

External Assessment:

  • Investigation 30%