R057: Health and well-being for child development
In this unit, students will learn about the importance of pre-conceptual, ante natal and post-natal health care, creating suitable environmental conditions in which a child can thrive, creating a safe and loving environment for children, explore the prevention and management of common childhood illnesses and accidents. Many more interesting biological, physiological and psychological topics are taught throughout this unit.
R058: Creating a safe environment and understand the nutritional needs of children from birth to five years
In this unit, students will learn how to create a safe environment for children from birth to five years both within the home and childcare settings. They will investigate and choose equipment that is both suitable and safe for use and will learn about babies and children nutritional and dietary needs. Midwives and other healthcare professional guest speakers join us in the Academy.
R059: Understand the development of a child from one to five years
Students will learn the expected developmental phases for children from one to five years. They will use observation, research techniques and skills to investigate these development norms and explore their findings. Students will learn about the importance of creating plans and providing different play activities to support children in their development. We explore a variety of Childcare settings virtually and in person to further enrich learning.