Educational Developmental Stages

Unit CYP Core 3.1 Understand child and young person development
1. Understand the expected pattern of development for children and young people from birth to 19 years.
1.1 Explain the sequence and rate of each aspect of development from birth – 19 years.

Age Group     | Physical Development     | Communication, Intellectual/Cognitive Development     | Social, Emotional and Behavioural Development     | Moral     |
0-12 Months     | Develops own rhythm in feeding and sleeping. Grows rapidly, e.g. doubles birth weight. Gains early control of eye movement. Develops motor control in orderly sequence: balances head, rolls over, pulls self to sitting position and sits alone momentarily. Begins to grasp objects, developing motor skills From 8 months may begin to crawl (shuffle). From 9 months, may begin to walk. Learns to let go with hands. Puts everything in mouth. Begins teething. Is physically unable to control bowel movements.       | Learns through senses. Coos and vocalizes spontaneously. Babbles in syllables. 6 Months -Learns through the senses, especially the mouth. Likes to put things in and take things out of mouth, cupboards, boxes, etc. Likes to repeat the same behaviour, but also likes to see new and unusual things. Likes to hear objects named. Begins to understand such familiar words as eat, mum, dad, bye-bye, doggie. May not speak util age 1 or later.     | Distinguishes primary caregiver (usually mother) from others; is more responsive to this person, imitates movements. Gazes at faces. Smiles to be friendly. Likes to be held, played with, tickled, and jostled. Smiles at self in mirror. Shows excitement through waving arms, kicking, wiggling. Shows pleasure in anticipation of being fed or picked up. Cries in different ways when cold, wet, hungry. Fears loud or unexpected noise, strange objects, situations or persons, sudden movements, and pain.   6 months -Finds mother or caregiver extremely important. Will talk to you, using babbling sounds. Will...