You need to show an understanding of child development from birth to 19 years of age. You are required to discuss
theories of development and how children develop at different rates. You need to show a sound understanding of
the factors that affect development and intervention strategies to support the child. You will need to show your
understanding of how to assess development and the different methods that may be used. You are required to
discuss outcomes for children within the Early Years Frameworks and how to be a reflective practitioner. Throughout
you are expected to use research and theory to support your answers.
1a -You have given a detailed description of all aspects of child development across all age ranges, well done
1b- very good information on theories of child development and the EYFS framework
1c – good understanding of the many different ways to monitor children’s development, well done
1d –included information on the reasons why development may not follow the expected patterns
1e -Indicated how and why disability may affect development, with some examples included
1f – very good information on the different types of intervention strategies.
2a – a summary of the factors that need to be taken into account when assessing a child.
2b – good information on the selection of methods of assessment
3a – a sound understanding of how the areas of development are interdependent, well done
3b – you included information about Every child Matters
3c – included how these outcomes can be recorded
3d – a good understanding of how practitioners can support positive outcomes for children, well done
3e –included information about why it is important to engage with children to support sustained thinking
A well presented assignment submitted here, well done
A bibliography included and an excellent rang of quotes used throughout
AREAS TO IMPROVE
1f – I would have liked to have seen more information...