Cambridge National Child Development

Teacher to contact for further information: Mrs Lawrence
Mrs Day
Type of qualification: Cambridge National level 1/2
Type of assessment: The course is made up of 3 units
Unit 1 – examined 50%
Unit 2 & 3 – internally assessed and externally moderated 25% each
Summary of subject content:

Essential knowledge and understanding for child development covering the following areas
• Reproduction
• Parental responsibility
• Antenatal care
• Birth
• Postnatal checks
• Care
• Conditions for development
• Childhood illnesses
• Child safety

Progression routes: Cambridge Nationals provide a strong base for progression to further education with lots of possible options including
• Level 3 Cambridge Technicals
• A levels in Early years, Health and Social Care
• Apprenticeships