This is an involving and engaging vocational GCSE equivalent qualification option for students who have an interest in Health and in People; and wish to develop skills and learn the theory that can prepare them for further study and employment within this sector.
Dr Bryant – Health and Social Care Leader at GCSE
In Year 10 and 11 we offer Health and Social Care Level 1/2 Cambridge National Award. This is a highly engaging GCSE equivalent qualification option with a strong vocational focus throughout. We study issues relating to health care professions and the health of individuals; so it is ideal for students who have an interest in Health and in People. The course helps to develop skills and learn the theory that can prepare them for further study and employment within this sector.
For further information please see our KS4 Options Booklet 2019-2021
Our Health and Social Care A Level course is split into six units across Year 12 and Year 13. As at Key stage 4, the course has a very strong vocational bias, with students able to go into detail as they study health care and health needs.
For further information please see our Sixth Form Prospectus 2020
Additional Learning Resources
Please visit Moodle VLE for Health and Social Care Resources or speak to your Health and Social Care teacher regarding additional learning resources within the department.
Students can gain further insight into the subject by watching and thinking about television series such as ‘Secret Life of 4 Year Olds’, ‘Hospital’ or ‘One Born Every Minute’.