Level 2 Unit 201

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UNIT 201 – CHILD AND YOUNG PERSON DEVELOPMENT Please write out each question in full including the reference numbers. 1) Complete the attached chart showing different stages of development against different ages. Ref 1.1 (x-ref 203 3.1) This has been completed as a class activity where different stages of a child’s development were placed against the relevant age group e.g. A child aged between 12-16 would be experiencing physical and emotional changes. From birth through to 19 years children continually grow, develop, and learn. It is important to remember that development is a holistic process. A child’s development can be measured through social, emotional, intellectual, physical and language developmental milestones. All children and young people follow a similar pattern of development so the order in which each child advances from one milestone to the next will be roughly the same. However, each child will develop at a different rate and their development may not progress evenly across all areas. Sometimes if children s growth patterns are very different from their peers, this may have an effect on their behaviour. Areas of Development It is important to understand how children develop physically, socially, emotionally and intellectually to know that all areas of development are equally as important as each other, and that all impact on one another. Physical development- includes movement skills, gross motor skills (skipping, jumping, running), fine motor skills (painting, drawing, writing) and eye hand co-ordination. * Providing space and some equipment for the development of movement skills and gross motor skills and adequate supervision. * Providing material and equipment for the improvement of fine motor skills * Providing cooking, sewing, woodwork and other activities to enhance hand-eye coordination. Social and
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