Level 1/2 Award Children's Learning and Development

We will not be offering our Level 1/2 Awards after 2019.

The last exams for learners taking this qualification will be in the June 2019 series.

  • Teaching from: September 2017
  • Exams from: June 2019
  • Specification code: 3715
  • QAN code: 603/0504/6

Our Level 1/2 Award in Children’s Learning and Development is designed to engage young learners who want to study how children develop from age 0 to 10 years old. Learners will also learn about a broad range of roles and careers within the childcare sector.

Learners will put their knowledge into practice through a combination of real-life case studies and research tasks, practical experience and classroom study.

This qualification is not included in 2019 performance tables.


Specification at a glance

Past papers and mark schemes

Teaching resources



Prepare for your teaching year. Information, support and services to help you deliver the specification.

All planning resources



Teaching resources that you can use to plan your lessons and support your students’ learning.

All teaching resources



Prepare your students for assessment. Specimen and past papers, mark schemes, example answers.

All assessment resources

It allows an understanding of children's learning and development through practical experiences.

Alison Curran,
St Wilfrid's Church of England Academy,

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