Social development in Childhood 4-9
P1 – Physical, Intellectual, Emotional and Social Development of the Individual through the Life Stages
In this assignment I will be looking at all the PIES in each life stage. The Pies are: Physical
9 months before birth
Egg and sperm fuse after sexual intercourse and create new living being Pregnancy (gestation)
9 months to birth
Physical development of embryo and foetus
Birth and infancy
Attachment to carers
First experience of education
Identification with peer group – puberty takes place during this period Adulthood
The right to vote, and manage one’s own financial affairs, happens at 18 Older adulthood
65 years onwards
65 is the current age when men (and women born after 6 April 1955) receive a state pension Final stages of life
The 8 life stages I will be looking at are:
Physical – Children grow taller as they get older and as weight and height increase we can refer to the increase as a process of growth. Development is changes that might be complex and a change of some ability as well as height and weight. Everybody grows and develops but maturation is a different from these. Maturation is used when development is assumed to be due to a genetically programmed sequence of change. A norm is something that is expected to happen, although there are norms every child develops in their own way. Norms are only used to describe the rough timing in when things happen in development but if a child develops faster or slower than the norms it doesn’t mean there is anything wrong. Milestone is sometimes used instead of norms but they practically mean the same thing, milestone...
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