Cypw Level 2

Unit 006
Contribute to the Support of Child and Young Person Development

Outcome 1.
The different observation methods that can be used are, narrative, time sampling, diagrammic and checklists.
Narrative observations are used more commonly as this type of observation attempts to record everything that happens, as it happens with plenty of detail.
Time sampling observations are specific, selected information recorded at chosen time intervals. A chart format is most often used.
Diagrammatic observations provide a visual and accessible display of collected information or, in case of growth charts, information plotted in the context of identified ‘norms’. They take the form of pie charts, bar charts, flow diagrams and growth charts.
Checklists observations are carried out with a pre-prepared list of skills that are going to be assessed, it is usually used for can do checks in the context of structured activities. Chantreyland Nursery use snapshot observations which is na form of narrative observations, we write down everything the child is doing in as much detail as possible.

Outcome 3.
1. The different transitions children may experience can be emotional, physical, intellectual, physiological or just simple daily transitions. Emotional transitions could be based on personal experiences, e.g bereavement or moving into care/between carers. Physical transitions, moving houses/schools/cities. Children are likely to feel anxious and upset as they have just got used to one change such as starting nursery and then they are forced to go through another transition again if they are ready to move up rooms or if a member of staff who the child is comfortable with leaves that particular room. Intellectual would be from primary school to secondary school, to college/university. Physilogical transitions, for example puberty or long term illness. Every child will go through puberty at some point and it effects every child differently, some children will develope earlier...