Gcse Child Development

In Carrickfergus

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  • Location

    Carrickfergus (Northern Ireland)

Important information

Government funding available




Carrickfergus (County Antrim)
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Carrickfergus College, 110 North Road,Carrickfergus, BT38 7QX


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Course programme


Year 11 pupils can choose to study Home Economics, Hospitality or Child Development. Home Economics and Child Development have for many years proved to be popular choices with pupils and the pass rate at GCSE has been very good. Hospitality is a new GCSE, which has a very practical base as well as being closely linked to the world of work. Within all subjects there is a practical input including outside speakers and visits to local relevant organisations and establishments.

Gcse Child Development

What will I study?

The development, care and needs of a child from conception to five years of age.

How is it assessed?

Year 11 - Two pieces of coursework = 25%
Year 12 - One piece of coursework = 25%
One final examination = 50%

What can I do with my GCSE?
Return to Lower Sixth and follow a G.C.E.in Health & Social Care Course

Follow a career as:

  • Nanny
  • Midwife
  • Orthoptist
  • Nursery Nurse
  • Paediatrician
  • Health Visitor
  • Youth Worker
  • Play Group Leader
  • Dental Hygienist Child Psychologist
  • Dietician
  • Children's Nurse
  • Teacher
  • Social Worker
  • Speech Therapist
  • Children's Holiday Representative

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