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Health and Social Care GCSE Full Course 3 Years

This course looks at the broad basis of health, social care and early year’s sectors. You will study three units, where you will learn about the aspects of personal development,  issues which affect the nature and quality of human life,  awareness of the influences on an individual’s health and well-being and finally, understanding the importance of motivation and support when improving health.

TERM

YEAR 9

1

Unit 1: Growth and development of the first three life stages which are infancy, early childhood and adolescence.

2

Unit 1: Growth and development of the last three life stages which are early adulthood, middle adulthood and later adulthood.

3

Unit 1: Factors affecting growth and development

4

Unit 1: Different types of life events

5

Unit 1: Coping with changed caused by life events

In year 9 students will work towards unit 1, in preparation for their coursework next year. Students will be assessed on 3 units, these units consist of 2 pieces of coursework which students will complete in year 10, this will equate to 60% of the students grade and examination on Health and wellbeing this examination will be take place in year 11 and will equate to 40% of the students grade. 

 

Health and Social Care GCSE

This course looks at the broad basis of health, social care and early year’s sectors. You will study two units, where you will learn about the aspects of personal development,  issues which affect the nature and quality of human life,  awareness of the influences on an individual’s health and well-being and finally, understanding the importance of motivation and support when improving health. Unit one is a written exam and is worth 40% of your final grade. Unit 2 is internally assessed and requires you to complete a controlled assessment; this is worth 60% of your overall grade.

TERM

YEAR 10

1

Unit 2: Exploring Health, Social Care and Early Years.  Physical, intellectual, emotional and social needs of a service user.

2

Unit 2: Exploring Health, Social Care and Early Years. Health and Early year provisions

3

Unit 2: Exploring Health, Social Care and Early Years. Barrier and referrals

 

4

Unit 2: Exploring Health, Social Care and Early Years. Care value base

5

Unit 2: Exploring Health, Social Care and Early Years. Begin task 1 of the coursework.

 

Health and Social Care GCSE

This course looks at the broad basis of health, social care and early year’s sectors. You will study two units, where you will learn about the aspects of personal development,  issues which affect the nature and quality of human life,  awareness of the influences on an individual’s health and well-being and finally, understanding the importance of motivation and support when improving health. Unit one is a written exam and is worth 40% of your final grade. Unit 2 is internally assessed and requires you to complete a controlled assessment; this is worth 60% of your overall grade.

TERM

YEAR 11

1

Unit 2: Exploring Health, Social Care and Early Years. (Task 1 and 2 of the coursework)

2

Unit 2: Exploring Health, Social Care and Early Years. (Task 3, 4 and 5 of the coursework)

3

Unit 1: Physical, Intellectual, Emotional and Social Development across the life stages.

4

Unit 1: Factors that affect development

5

Unit 1: Exam paper practice tasks.

 

BTEC Health and Social Care Year 12

This course focuses on the health, social care and early year’s sector. It requires learners in the first year to sit one written exam and complete one piece of coursework. You will cover a wide range of health and social care topics which will include the human lifespan development, effects of aging and meeting individual care and support needs. You will be assessed in a number of ways. It will require you to sit one exam over and one piece of coursework.

This course is equivalent to A-levels and you will gain UCAS points to allow you to apply to university.

TERM

YEAR 12

1

Unit 5: Equality, diversity and discrimination

2

Unit 5: Equality, diversity and discrimination

3

Unit 5: Equality, diversity and discrimination

4

Unit 1: Life development

5

Unit 1: Life development

Unit one is a written exam and is worth 50% of your final grade. Unit 5 is internally assessed and requires you to complete a controlled assessment; this is worth 50% of your overall grade.

 

HEALTH & SOCIAL CARE EXTENDED DIPLOMA (FULL-TIME)

This is a full-time course including a work placement. You will be studying towards the equivalent of three A-Levels over a period of two years. If you wish to complete only one year of study, this will be equivalent to 1 ½ A levels. It will require you to complete work experience, one day per week, in a care setting of your choice, throughout term-time. This will give you the opportunity to gain invaluable experience in Health and Social Care settings, which will prepare you for full-time employment or higher education.

You will cover a wide range of health and social care topics, which will include the human lifespan development, working in health and social care, anatomy and physiology, meeting individual support needs, promoting public health and many more. You will be assessed in a number of ways. It will require you to sit three exams over the two years, complete a practical task and complete a number of pieces of coursework.

This course is equivalent to A-levels and you will gain UCAS points to allow you to apply to university.

TERM

YEAR 12

1

Unit 5: Meeting Individual Care and Support Needs

Unit 6: Work Experience in Health and Social Care

Unit 7: Principles of Safe Practice in Health and Social Care

2

Unit 5: Meeting Individual Care and Support Needs

Unit 6: Work Experience in Health and Social Care

Unit 7: Principles of Safe Practice in Health and Social Care

3

Unit 19: Nutritional Health

Unit 6: Work Experience in Health and Social Care

Unit 1: Human Lifespan Development

4

Unit 6: Work Experience in Health and Social Care

Unit 1: Human Lifespan Development

Unit 2: Working in Health and Social Care

5

Unit 8: Promoting Public Health

 

BTEC Health and Social Care Extended Diploma

This is a full-time course including a work placement. If you choose this course you will not be able to opt for any other subjects. You will be studying towards the equivalent of three A-Levels over a period of two years. If you wish to complete only one year of study, this will be equivalent to 1 ½ A levels. It will require you to complete work experience, one day per week, in a care setting of your choice, throughout term-time. This will give you the opportunity to gain invaluable experience in Health and Social Care settings, which will prepare you for full-time employment or higher education.

You will cover a wide range of health and social care topics, which will include the human lifespan development, working in health and social care, anatomy and physiology, meeting individual support needs, promoting public health and many more. You will be assessed in a number of ways. It will require you to sit three exams over the two years, complete a practical task and complete a number of pieces of coursework.

This course is equivalent to A-levels and you will gain UCAS points to allow you to apply to university.

TERM

YEAR 13

1

Unit 21: Nutritional Health

Unit 7- Sociological Perspectives for Health and Social Care

Unit 5 - Anatomy and Physiology for Health and Social Care

Unit 40: Dementia Care

2

Unit 21: Nutritional Health

Unit 7- Sociological Perspectives for Health and Social Care

Unit 5 - Anatomy and Physiology for Health and Social Care

Unit 40: Dementia Care

3

Unit 10: Caring for Children and Young People

Unit 34 - Human Inheritance for Health and Social Care

Unit 8- Psychological Perspectives for Health and Social Care

Unit 12:Public Health

4

Unit 22- Research Methodology for Health and Social Care

Unit 39 - Infection Prevention and Control

 

Health and Social Care GCSE Full Course 1 Year

This course looks at the broad basis of health, social care and early year’s sectors. You will study two units, where you will learn about the aspects of personal development,  issues which affect the nature and quality of human life,  awareness of the influences on an individual’s health and well-being and finally, understanding the importance of motivation and support when improving health.

 

TERM

YEAR 11

1

Unit 1: Growth and development of the first three life stages which are infancy, early childhood and adolescence.

Unit 2: Health and Early year provisions

2

Unit 1: Growth and development of the last three life stages which are early adulthood, middle adulthood and later adulthood.

Unit 2: Section 1 of the coursework task plus improvements.

3

Unit 1: Expected and unexpected life events and the impact on development.

Unit 2: Section 2 and section 3 of the coursework tasks plus improvements to section 2.

4

Unit 1:

Unit 2: Section 3 improvements and section 4 and 5 of coursework tasks.

5

Unit 1: Exam paper practice tasks.

Unit 2: Section 4 and 5 improvements.

Unit one is a written exam and is worth 40% of your final grade. Unit 2 is internally assessed and requires you to complete a controlled assessment; this is worth 60% of your overall grade.

 

Children’s Play, Learning and Development BTEC National Extended Certificate

This course looks at the development of children from 0-8 years. You will study six units, where you will learn about the aspects of family and parenting, preparation for pregnancy and birth, physical development, nutrition and health, Intellectual, Emotional and Social development and community support. This course is made up of one written exam and is worth 40% of your final grade. This exam will cover units 1-6. This course is also internally assessed and requires you to complete four pieces of controlled assessments; these together are worth 60% of your overall grade.

TERM

YEAR 12

1

Unit 5: Keeping Children Safe. Task 1 of the coursework

2

Unit 5: Keeping Children Safe. Task 2 and 3 of the coursework.

Students go out to placement setting this term

3

Unit 1: Children’s Development. Growth and development.

4

Unit 1: Children’s Development. Theoretical perspectives.

5

Unit 1: Children’s Development. Exam paper practice