GCSE Child development
What will I learn?
This is a course which will help you learn about children at different stages of their growth and development. You will learn how to care for and educate children, and how to work with them to help them develop.
How will I learn?
You will complete a project based assignment and a multiple choice question paper covering the two core units.
- an introduction to working with children
- the developing child
You will also complete a period of work-based learning at a local nursery.
Here at Impington Village College , Our students have the opportunity to enroll on a (Vocational) Hairdressing course which lasts for 2/3 years
What Qualification Will I Achieve?
- Level 1 BTEC Certificate in Services
- Level 2 BTEC Diploma in Hairdressing Services
Where will I learn?
We have a modern 15 seat fully equipped hairdressing salon, with a reception area, which is a realistic working environment for our students to learn in.
What is involved?
The school will supply all materials, products and training necessary to complete this course.
The students will have to purchase and wear a Hairdressing tunic for all practical lessons, which will be arranged with the school.
What Will I Study?
The course will give you an insight into the
Hairdressing industry as well as the basic skills and Knowledge needed
How can I progress when I leave school?
You can then apply for further courses at Cambridge Regional College at NVQ level or take an apprenticeship in a salon
There are also many other career opportunities that these qualifications can lead to
Eg. Cruise ship work, Receptionist, Media make up, Hair and beauty ie stage work/catwalk styling, working in the Fashion industry, Men’s barbering, business owner.
Subjects studied include:
- Health and Safety practice
- customer services
- Salon reception duties
- Personal presentation
- Introduction to hairdressing services
- Braiding, plaiting
- Hair up
- All aspects of Hair styling
- Basic colouring
- Working in the Hair and Beauty industry
- Retail products and display
- Team work
- Industry and occupation awareness
You will work in a realistic working environment as well as undertaking the theory of hairdressing.
Assessment and Examination:
Assessment is by a combination of observation, of practical assessments, Coursework a Portfolio and assignments.