Year 10 – Child Studies

Length: Single Semester
Contact: Technologies Leader

Recommended Background

No prerequisites.

Course Description

Year 10 Child Studies focuses on the period of childhood from conception to 8 years. Students develop an understanding of issues related to child development, including health and nutrition and investigating how play assists physical, social and emotional development. The course involves practical aspects and will include working with children.


Year 10 Students are assessed according to the HPE and Technologies Achievement Standards outlined in the Australian Curriculum, with A-E Grades used for reporting. Students will be assessed through assignments based on key theory concepts and their application in practical settings.

Assessment types will include:
• Practical and Group Activity
• Written Assignments.

Note: Students may be required to supply materials for some practical activities.

Leads To

This course is designed for students who may be interested in studying SACE Child Studies during their Senior Years at The Heights School.