BTEC Children's Play, Learning and Development
This is a two year course offered in Years 10 and 11. The course has one external examination and two pieces of extended coursework. The outcome is a pass, merit or distinction.
To gain the Certificate three units are studied:
- Patterns of Child Development
- Promoting Children's Development Through Play
- The Principles of Early Years Practice
It should be noted tha tin order to meet all the criteria of the course, students must go to a nursery for their Year 10 Work Experience Placement. Motivation and the ability to carry our individual research is also a requirement of the student is to succeed.