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5 year old Child case study.

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Child Case Study B Case B is a five-year-old child who is in Reception class and has been attending Hague primary school since Nursery. And has a free school meal He was born in England his parents are separated and visits dad on weekends he has a varied home life goes out and about and obviously talks to his mother about what he has seen and done. Using a language development chart case B is age appropriate he is able to do many of the things expected of a 66 months (5yearold) such as he is able to count to ten and will know tomorrow, today, yesterday, also be able describe common objects in terms of use (hat shoe chair) and know his name. Using Piaget s stages of cognitive development case B is at the intuitive phase. Expected of a child between 4 and 7years He plays with another child, he remembers names of people .He can follow the rules of a game. Case B is working within the foundation stage stepping stones levels with some areas of his development already reaching early learning goals. ...read more.

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Understands what is right and wrong i.e. aware of reception class rules. Having observed him during PE and outside learning he is able to move freely with enjoyment and confidence in a variety of ways he is able to adjust speed or direction to avoid obstacles is able control large and small scale movements case B can use a range of small and large equipment e.g. small world play (little sea creatures) large construction (building blocks) case B learns through talk and connecting ideas explaining what is happening never afraid to ask questions. Is developing pencil control but will benefit from lots of practice in writing and drawing. Behaviour Strategies Of course we have to remind him about what you have to do when the teacher is talking i.e. are you sitting up straight have you switched your eyes and ears on. Also we do a lot of proximity praising e.g. where we praise the child sitting next to him so he notices and copies the other child who is focusing on the teacher also being his carpet partner e.g. ...read more.

Conclusion

For handling out the fruit so nicely and helping the other children, you can see the effect of praises, by the smile on his face. If he has done a good piece of work a postcard will be sent home, to the parent/carer. Before this, we explain to him why the postcard is being sent home. . How we record progress We use progress books which are records that go home to parents to see before their child's report day. Also foundation stage stepping stones levels these are both formal. We record progress in formally using feed back sheets also verbal feed back to class teacher. Confidentiality Parent/cares can ask to see any thing written about their child .we should remember to keep all information written or verbal about a child or a family that is passed between staff and those adults who are directly involved in a situation is confidential. Finally, he likes to take part in plays and acting them out in assembly he is rarely absent from school infact he has only been absent six days since starting in September 2005. He is a confident member of reception class and pleasure to work with. ...read more.

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