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Course Description

Child Studies focuses on children’s growth and development from conception to 8 years and issues related to the growth, health and well-being of children.

Students critically examine the diverse attitudes and values about parenting/care-giving and gain an understanding of the growth and development of children.

This course enables students to develop a variety of research, management, and practical skills.

Assessment Type & Weighting

Practical Activity    50%
Group Activity 20%
Investigation (Externally Moderated) 30%

Semester Offered

Full Year


Casuarina Senior College builds a culture and environment where young adults are confident to take responsibility for their learning. This environment is developed through mutual trust, respect and care between students, staff and the broader community.