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Early Childhood

 

The primary focus of the early childhood field of study and industry is to promote the wellbeing of young children and a greater awareness of the importance of quality practices in the wider community. Throughout the course, students are encouraged to develop knowledge and understanding including human development, the needs and rights of children, the value of play, concepts of childhood, the role of parents, the importance of families, behaviour management, special needs, workplace health and safety, industry practice and expectations, and legislation and ethical issues.

Year 10


Unit Unit Plan
​Assessment 
1

Growth and Development

Assignment

2 Physical Care of Children Practical skills
3 Physical Development Assignment
4 Working With Children Assignment

Year 11


Unit Unit Plan
​Assessment 
1

Growing and Learning

Assignment

2 Play in Early Childhood Design task
3 Introduction to Early Childhood Investigation essay
4 Understanding Growth and Development

Observation booklet

Year 12


Unit Unit Plan
​Assessment 
1

Children's Literature (DOC, 153KB)

Assignment (DOCX, 55KB)

2 Social and Emotional Development of Children (PDF, 87KB) Assignment (PDF, 81KB)
3 Children with Special Needs Assignment
4 Accident Prevention and Safety  
5 Creativity Self-Expression and Problem Solving