Students at Launceston College study the BTEC Level 1/2 Award specification. This can be found here:


Students in Year 10 will one exam in January and will be given the opportunity to retake in May of year 10.

Component 1: Patterns of Development

Revision resources:
Student Book

How to use this resource: Students have the option to purchase the Children’s Play, Learning and Development book. This book covers all content from all three components; reinforcing the learning that takes place in the classroom and giving them questions to test their knowledge and understanding.

All content from this book will be covered in lessons.

Pearson revision guide:

How to use this resource: Students have the option to purchase this revision guide. This can be used to create mind maps or quizzes. This can then be used to check subject knowledge and understanding. There are also some exam questions and quiz questions created at the end of every unit. This is particularly useful for checking and revising subject knowledge.

All content within Chapter 1 of this revision guide will be covered in lessons.

Although chapter 1 is relevant to the exam content, the rest of this revision guide is not relevant for the units covered in this course.