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Children’s Play, Learning and Development BTEC at Myton School

Course description

This is a course that is suitable for anyone who is interested in studying the skills and acquiring the knowledge involved in the care of young children and babies.

This Award is suitable for students considering careers that require knowledge of child development. It will give a sound understanding to enable you to work towards a career in nursery and primary teaching, social work, paediatric nursing, midwifery and other similar roles.

Course content

Unit 1 – Children’s Development
Unit 2 – Development of Children’s Communication, Literacy and Numeracy Skills
Unit 3 – Play and Learning
Unit 5 – Keeping Children Safe

Entry requirements

At least the minimum entry requirements: English and Maths grade 5 plus three other grades at A*-C (9-4)


There will be one unit that is assessed by an exam. The rest of the units will be course work that is both internally and externally assessed.

Future opportunities

UCAS points gained from this qualification can be used to meet the entry requirements for many courses in higher education or alternatively you may choose to study further childcare qualifications whilst working in the sector. Because the course was designed in collaboration with industry professionals, it is a respected subject for those wishing to move into employment in the sector following further study.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Myton School directly.

Last updated date: 02 January 2018
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