Year 11 Early Childhood Development

Course Description

In Early Childhood Development, students prepare for the responsibilities and tasks of a babysitter. They will develop their abilities in performing the care practices required for young children from infants to school age. They will investigate how babies and young children develop and what can affect their development (including foetal) and their health. Students will create a resource of benefit to new mums and bubs.

Learning Opportunities

In this course you will need to:

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  • Care Practice skills- bathing, nappy changing, feeding.
  • Explore the responsibilities of a babysitter and tasks you need to perform.
  • Collaborative group skills.
  • Caring for young children infant to school age- examine their basic needs.
  • Adaptability, initiative and creativity in dealing with the changing needs of young children.
  • Child Development and what can affect the development of a foetus and a young child.
  • Basic First Aid.
  • Childhood illnesses and diseases that can affect young children.
  • Creativity in making a resource suitable either for a new mum to use or for bubs.
  • Basic First aid and health issues that can affect young children.

  • Developing resources that are useful for new mums and suitable to be used for babies.


Resources Required

1B5 exercise book