Child Development - Patterns of Development Essay

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AO1 – Patterns of Development

This coursework will describe how children develop according to milestones from birth to eight years old.

Activity 1

Emily is 17 years old and lives on the outskirts of Woking. She is currently living with her mum and attends St. John the Baptist Sixth Form College in Old Woking. Emily is a conscientious and hard working individual and her qualifications clearly support this. Having achieved excellent grades at GCSE and AS level, Emily is eager to continue with further education by hopefully attending Portsmouth University and pursuing a career in film and television production. Emily enjoys a variety of activities such as socialising with friends and photography. She has a great interest in fashion
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|Pre-school child |At the beginning of this |At the beginning of this stage, a |At the beginning of this |At this stage, a child begins |
|(3 – 5 years) |stage, a child gains about |child is able to run and walk |stage, a child is able to |to show an interest in making |
| |4 pounds (1,800 grams) and |without problems. Furthermore, |listen attentively to short|friends with other children. |
| |grows approximately 2 to 3 |they are able to jump with two |stories and books. |They are also able to use a |
| |inches (5 to 8 |feet together. |They are also able to draw |fork and spoon to feed |
| |centimetres). | |a head for a person, which |themselves. |
| | |At the end of this stage, a child |may sometimes include other|At the end of this stage, a |
| |At the end of this stage, a|is able to dance with rhythm. In |features. |child has the ability to |
| |child gains another 4 |addition, they are able to