Essay on Cache Level 3 Unit 1 Assignment
3859 WordsJul 4th, 201216 Pages
Unit 1- An introduction to working with children
There are three different types of settings which provide care and education for children in my area. One of them is called the statutory sector, this is a service that has to be available by law. Legislations have been passed which requires either the government or local authorities to provide them. This service gets payed for by people paying taxes so if we didn’t pay our taxes then these services would no longer be funded. An example of a statutory setting would be Richardson Dees primary school, this is because they are funded by the government. Children start from nursery all the way up to year 6 before they have to leave. This school provides support for children and their families…show more content…
Some children also get their tea at the nursery if they are not getting picked up till later, for their tea they normally just have a little snack like beans and toast. The professionals in the setting have to keep a sheet for each child with information on to give to their parents at time of pick up, it has information on like what they had for breakfast, dinner, tea, nappies changes, any accidents ect. They also have files for each child and keep information and pictures of different activities they do while they are at the nursery. The practitioners have to follow an instruction sheet every time they write in the file.
The main legislation in our county that supports the rights of children is Children Act 1989. According to Penny Tassoni, ‘this act is a result of the UK government adopting the United Nations Convention on the rights of the child, new legislation was required. The 1989 Children Act also made it clear that children’s and young people’s views had to be taken into consideration when decisions about their future were being made.’ The key elements to this legislation are: • The welfare of the child is the paramount consideration. • Wherever possible children should be brought up and cared for within there own family. • Parents with children in need should be helped to bring up their
Cache Level 3 Childcare- Unit 2 Assignment
4391 WordsJan 16th, 201218 Pages
Unit 2 Assignment
A child develops through its whole life. They can develop; physically, linguistically, intellectually, socially and behaviourally. “Physical development is the way in which the body increases in skill and becomes more complex in its performance” [Meggitt, 2000, Page 2]. Twenty five days after conception; the body of the chid has developed immensely from the small fertilised egg. Up to birth the foetus mainly develops physically however once the child is born the child then begins the long process of development. Not only do the gross motor skills and the fine motor skills develop on the baby, but the sensory development also widens on the child.
Birth to 12 months
Motor control develops from the head, moves down through…show more content…
Their speech extends to the holophrastic stage and often this is supported by gestures. They will also be able to recognise their own name and will be most likely be able to pronounce it.
24 months-35 months
Between the ages of 2 and 3, balance improves and the toddler walks with a smoother gait. During this period she learns to stand briefly on one foot, walk backwards, and walk on tiptoes. A child jumps in place around 24 months and progresses to jumping over a small obstacle by 36 months. At 24 months she climbs a small ladder and goes down a small slide, then manoeuvres on a variety of playground equipment around 35 months. Between 30 and 34 months, toddlers begin to walk up stairs alternating feet without a hand held or use of a railing. Other play skills expected within a few months of the third birthday are catching a playground ball that has been tossed to the child and pedalling a tricycle. At the age of 2 their language develops to the telegraphic stage meaning their speech is similar to telegrams, approximately two or three words which express a need or command. At 2 the child will often ask many questions to extend their vocabulary further, such as ‘what’s that?’ They will share songs and rhymes however will be unsure of some words. This changes at the age of 30 months when the child will be able to say some nursery rhymes with little support and will begin to speak to themselves (monologues) through play.
Between three to seven years a child changes