Specification at a glance
Child Development 4582
This specification is one of two which follow the GCSe Home Economics criteria. The other specification is GCSE Home Economics: Food and Nutrition.
There is one tier of assessment, with a single paperwhich covers all of the grades A* - G.
Unit 1: Written Paper (45801)
1 hour 30 mins 100 marks - 40%
6-8 compulsory questions comprised of short answer, structured and free response questions. Some questions may include stimulus material.
Unit 2: Research Task (45802)
30 marks - 20%
The Research Task must be completed under supervision within the classroom and should occupy approximately 7 hours of supervised time.
Unit 3: Child Study (45803)
60 marks - 40%
The Child Study must be completed under supervision within the classroom and should occupy approximately 20 hours of supervised time.
For assessments and subject awards after June 2013 there is a requirement that 100% of the assessment is terminal.