Child Studies

LevelStage 2
Learning AreaHPE
SemesterFull Year
Pre-requisiteNone required
Additional CostsNone
SACE Credits20

Who is this course for?

Students who want to focus on children's growth and development from birth to 8 years. No background knowledge is assumed.

What will I learn?

In this course you will critically examine attitudes and values about parenting/care giving and gain an understanding of the growth and development of children.

Child Studies is divided into five Topics:

  1. Contemporary and future issues
  2. Economic and environmental influences
  3. Political and legal influences
  4. Sociocultural influences
  5. Technological influences.

How will I be assessed?

You will demonstrate evidence of your learning through the following assessment types: Internal 70%

  • Practical activity 50%
  • Group activity 20%

External 30%

  • Investigation 30%


None required

Last updated: 29 July 2021