Health and Social Care

Year 9

Students follow the Cambridge National course leading to the National Award or National Certificate in Health and Social Care

Scheme of Work Summary: Four Units are studied

  • Essential values of care for use with individuals in care settings
  • Communicating and working with individuals in health, social care and early years settings
  • Understanding body systems and disorders
  • Creative activities to support individuals in a health, social care or early years setting

Year 10

Students follow the OCR GCSE Health and Social Care course

Scheme of Work Summary: The first of two units are studied in Year 10

  • Understanding Personal development
  • Relationships

This unit is assessed by examination

Year 11

Continuation of OCR GCSE Health and Social Care course

Scheme of Work Summary: Students complete a controlled assessment during the second year of this course

  • Health, Social Care
  • Early Years Provision

 Which involves individual and independent  in-depth research into the provision of two Health, Social Care and Early Years services

Year 12

Students complete units leading to the Cambridge Technical Certificate or Diploma in Health and Social Care

Scheme of Work Summary:

  • Term 1 - Development through the life stages
  • Term 2  - Developing effective communication
  • Term 3 - Anatomy and physiology for health and social care
  • Term 4 -   1  Equality, diversity and rights in health and social care
  • Term 5 - (i) Sociological perspectives in health and social care
                   (ii) Psychological perspectives in health and social care
  • Term 6 - Health, Safety and Security in health and social care

Year 13

Cambridge Technical Certificate/Diploma continued

Scheme of Work Summary:

  • Term 1 - Caring for children and young people
  • Term 2 - Nutrition for health and social care
  • Term 3 - (i) Caring for older people
                   (ii) Physiological Disorders
  • Term 4 - Promoting Health Education
  • Term 5 - (i) Human Inheritance
                   (ii) Coping with Change