Economic: Health Status- if a child has a condition, their education and home life can be affected as they may not be able to attend school as much as other children. If the parent has a condition the child may be the carer. Poverty- A family on a low income may not be able to provide for their child as well as others. Accommodation and level of housing may be low which can affect their physical health. They may be less likely to achieve as well at school due to lack of space at home to complete homework.
Lack of Education opportunities can affect life outcomes as can a lack of play and leisure access as this can affect cognitive and other areas of development. Poverty can lead low expectations and reduced motivation resulting is low aspirations in life. * Family environment and background - some parents are not able to cope so well and this can affect children’s development. Depression, drug-taking and alcoholism are a few examples of conditions that could contribute to a parent’s inability to fulfil their parenting role easily. Most families will suffer stresses from time to time e.g.
The exposure to unhealthy environment and food increase the chance of children coming in to contact with infectious diseases. This in result may affect the development of the child. Family environment and background In some homes education is not given prominence. Since the parents
Disability can affect several areas of development at the same time but early support might help minimise the effects of the disability. Emotional reasons, if a child is not settled and having good attachments they are more likely to have low confidence and self-esteem they might not try new tasks and have a lack of motivation. Physical development might be effected by genetics this can mean physical growth difficulties or may be the child might be a slower learner. Environmental as in outcome there are many reasons that can effect child development like poverty, where a child lives, education and their family structure can effect a child’s development. Culturally how people bring up their children can differ vastly like in china a girl is deemed second class to a boy the boy is worth tying to a boat but not a girl.
P2- Potential effects of life factors and life events on the development of an individual. Genetic Asthma-Adolescence Asthma could affect Kate physically because she might not be able to exercise as much and do activities that involve a lot of exercise because of her getting out of breath and having to take breaks to prevent an asthma attack. Asthma could affect Kate intellectually because she could miss out on important learning if she is at doctors’ appointments or if she has an asthma attack and has to leave school, and she could miss out on important information that could affect her grades in the future. Asthma could affect Kate emotionally because asthma may make Kate feel like she isn’t good enough or that she is too unfit so she could give up on exercise or anything that gets her asthma going. Asthma could affect Kate socially because she may not get to see her friends as much as she would like because of activities that involve exercise such as swimming.
It may also be because the child has committed an offence. Some possible causes in behaviour which might lead to problems for children, young people and their families may include stress, anxiety and depression. Many children suffer from stress, leading to poor school performance and emotional and behavioural problems. Stress may be the result of an unstable home life or feeling of being unloved. Their parents may not have the skills for bringing up children, or the child feels the demands for achievement and success are unrealistic.
And some young people and children may be abused or exploited so, they need to look after away from their families. The reasons are as follows: 1) Bereavement: most look after children will have experienced so many disruptions in their lives. This may include painful experiences such as family bereavement. As a result the children’s education may become affected and they may be below their expected class average. This will have caused from poor concentration, the child may also need specific help in their work and class before any sort of progress can be made.
• Anti-social behaviour – can have the potential to become excluded from school or become a looked after child. • Health status of self or family member –physical illness may lead to emotional problems or disturbed behaviour. • Disability – children with disabilities may find it hard to access play/leisure activities. • Parents or carers – children or young person who have role-reversal where they are looking after the parent, may feel like they have less opportunities. • Health support – those who need health support most often are least likely to use services provided.
Or maybe Oxygen starvation or traumatic births. | Child may inherit illnesses or conditions which will affect them from birth such as asthma and blood disorders. Oxygen starvation could lead to brain dysfunction. | Child might be effected in physical growth and development therefore hindering there gross motor skills for instance by being unable to partake in physical activities. They could also have learning difficulties because of poor brain functioning.
Poor nutrition affects health which will lower children’s energy levels. This may result in more absences from school due to illness and concentrating in class. Lack of financial support can affect pupil’s underachievement as they may not be able to afford the right equipment and miss out on experiences which would enhance their educational achievement. Outline some of the reasons why different pupil’s subcultures exist in schools. One reason why different pupil subcultures exist in schools is a result of negative labelling.