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June Subject Advisors update for Childcare

3 June 2024

This is the June update from the Subject Advisor for Childcare

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Welcome to the June update. I hope the exam season went well and you are looking forward to the the summer weather and even a break. This update has lots of information about the Tech Award moderation and the new now funded AAQ for arly Childhood Development. . 

Results Days for Summer 2024

Level 3 BTEC Nationals 

Results released to Exams Officers (embargoed)- 7 August

Results can be released to Learners- 15 August

Level 2 Tech Award and Firsts

Results released to Exams Officers (embargoed)- 16 August

Results can be released to Learners- 22 August

Deadline for uploading final Grades

All internally assessed Unit grades must be uploaded to Edexcel online by 5 July.  This will ensure that students will get their results on results day and any results can be sent to UCAS.

Exam timetables for Winter and Summer 2025

The Exam timetables are now finalised and you can use them for your planning for 2024/25. 

Exam timetables 

BTEC Tech Award in Child Development (2022)

Receiving your draft moderator feedback report

Once learner work has been moderated, we will send you a draft moderator feedback report by 17 June. This will be sent to the exams officer and quality nominee in your centre. Please make sure these details are up to date on Edexcel Online so you don’t experience a delay.

You can also view your moderator’s details in Edexcel Online if you need to contact them if you haven’t received your report by 17 June.

How to find your Moderator Details

After receiving your draft moderator feedback report you will be able to amend any learner marks until the 28 June.

Information about your Moderators Report

BTEC Nationals Early Childhood Development (AAQ)

The new BTEC National Early Childhood Development  AAQ has been approved for funding and will be available for teaching from September 2025. 

These new Level 3 qualifications have been built in partnership with higher education institutes and employers, ensuring they are future focused and deliver learners the skills and knowledge they need to succeed. 

The BTEC Nationals in Children's Play, Learning and Development will be de-funded in summer 2024.

The BTEC National Extended Certificate in CPLD (2016) is still available for teaching in September 2024. 

We are running some online events to Introduce you to the new qualification. 

Book your place

New BTEC Level 3 Technicals Early Years Educator (Diploma)

This Technical Occupational Entry qualification is approved from September 2025. It is for 19+ learners. 

More information and read the Specification

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