In the Home Economics Department, we offer a range of Occupational Studies.
Child Care is one Occupational Studies offered to students during Year 11 or 12. Child Care is offered through the Business and Services pathway.
Unit 1: Childcare the Play Environment- in this unit students get the opportunity to develop their creativity through a range of practical activities including:
-Making a game suitable for children aged 3-5.
-Creating a book corner suitable for young children.
-Creating a nursery rhyme model to help children’s understanding of numbers and words through song.
Unit 13: Physical Care of Babies- in this unit students get the opportunity to develop their knowledge and understanding of looking after babies through a range of practical activities including:
-Making a baby’s bottle safely
-Bathing a baby
-Putting a baby to bed safely
Both units are portfolio based and students thoroughly enjoy this course.
Students can obtain grades up to and equivalent to A* at GCSE.
For more information on the subject or any general equiries please click the button to contact the Acting Head of Department, Miss Campbell.