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Home Economics - Child Development GCSE

This page contains information related to our GCSE Home Economics Child Development specification available in England and Wales.

Wales Centres
This page contains information related to our current GCSE Home Economics Child Development specification available in Wales. A new GCSE in Health and Social Care, and Childcare is being introduced in Wales from September 2019. This new GCSE forms part of the suite of qualifications being developed for the health and social care and childcare sectors in Wales by the City & Guilds/WJEC consortium. Details of the qualification can be found on the consortium website.

The final award for our current GCSE Home Economics Child Development is summer 2020, with re-sit opportunities in 2021 (if required).

England Centres

In England the specification was awarded for the final time in 2018.


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All course materials are available on our related documents page.

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Controlled Assessment

These tasks are live for cohorts beginning the specification from Sept 2016.

Unit 2 - Child Study (30%) 

Unit 3 - Child Focused Task (30%)

All relevant controlled assessment materials are available on our Related Documents page.


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We are currently recruiting examiners and moderators for GCSE, AS/A level and/or Level 1/Level 2 qualifications for next summer's examination series. If you have at least two years teaching experience and would like to apply, please create an account to complete the online application process.

For more information on becoming an examiner, including vacancies and benefits, please visit our appointees page.


Get In Touch

Our Home Economics subject specialists are on hand to answer any of your queries.

Subject Officer

Karen Evans
029 2026 5320
Email Karen

Subject Support Officer

Tania Lucas
029 2026 5343
Email Tania

Additional Contact Details

Entries

029 2026 5193
entries@wjec.co.uk

CPD

029 2026 5024
cpd@wjec.co.uk


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