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Child Care Option

Year 10 and 11 students can choose a Child Care Option.  This is a BTEC Award at Entry Level with possible progression to a Level 1 award over a two year cycle.  It considers aspects of Child Care for children aged 0-3 years and can lead to a further qualifications in this sector. 

The course covers the following aspects:

  • Communication between Adults and Children and vice versa
  • Planning and making a resource for a child to use in order to develop communication skills
  • Understanding the care needs of a child aged 0-3 years and planning an appropriate care plan  

The students are also offered the opportunity to visit a local day nursery to enhance the classroom theory in a practical workplace.