Health and Social care

Year 9


Units Taught
Careers in Health and Social Care
Diverse Society
Lifestyle Factors
Health Conditions
Life Stages and Development


Main Skills Developed
Exploration of personal skills and interests in relation to future careers in the health and social care sector. The ability to identify and research appropriate information in relation to careers, diversity and health from a range of sources. Rehearsing and practice of assignment writing through BTEC style assessments in preparation for progression onto the Level 2 course in Year 10.
How parents can support learning at home
Encourage children at home to complete all homework tasks to the best of their abilities
Discuss at home alternative career pathways into the health and social care sector
Use the internet to explore the range of careers that are available for young people to enter into
Watch programmes together at home that explore issues in the Health and Social Care sector.


Useful Websites
https://www.stepintothenhs.nhs.uk/
https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/znbrpg8/articles/zk79t39
https://www.guidedogs.org.uk/
https://www.ndcs.org.uk/
https://www.nhs.uk/live-well/


Extra Curricular
Students are able to arrange with their teacher time after school for extra help and support in this subject area.


SMSC and British Values
Within Health and Social Care students will have the opportunity to discuss and explore values, attitudes and beliefs. Students will explore the idea of diversity and equality within society. Students are encouraged to develop a range of social skills and draw on experiences from the local community.

Year 10


Units Taught
Understanding human growth and development across life stages and the factors that affect it.
Investigate how individuals deal with life events.
Understanding the different types of health and social care services and barriers to accessing them
Demonstrate care values and review own practice


Main Skills developed
As well as the specific subject knowledge gained from studying Health & Social Care, you'll develop many transferable and work-related skills that are highly valued by employers and which will increase your employability.
These skills include:
• draw together, analyse and critically evaluate information
• communicate effectively
• think logically and propose reasoned solutions
• put together well-judged arguments and question assumptions
• write concisely, clearly and accurately
• interpret, use and evaluate various types of data
• relate knowledge gained to situations in health and social care.
How parents can support learning at home
Encourage children at home to complete all homework tasks to the best of their abilities
Discuss at home alternative career pathways into the health and social care sector
Use the internet to explore the range of careers that are available for young people to enter into
Watch programmes together at home that explore issues in the Health and Social Care sector.


Useful Websites
http://ccpdignity.co.uk/resources/
www.nhs.uk/NHSEngland/thenhs/about/Pages/nhscoreprinciples.aspx
https://www.nhs.uk/live-well/
https://www.learningdisabilitytoday.co.uk


Extra Curricular
Students are able to arrange with their teacher time after school for extra help and support in this subject area.


SMSC and British Values
Within Health and Social Care students will have the opportunity to discuss and explore values, attitudes and beliefs. Students will explore the idea of diversity and equality within society. Students are encouraged to develop a range of social skills and draw on experiences from the local community.

 

Year 12


Units Taught
Human Lifespan Development
Working in Health and Social Care
Meeting Individual Care and Support Needs
Nutritional Health
Physiological Disorders and their Care


Main Skills developed
As well as the specific subject knowledge gained from studying Health & Social Care, you'll develop many transferable and work-related skills that are highly valued by employers and which will increase your employability.
These skills include:
• draw together, analyse and critically evaluate information
• communicate effectively
• think logically and propose reasoned solutions
• put together well-judged arguments and question assumptions
• write concisely, clearly and accurately
• interpret, use and evaluate various types of data
• relate knowledge gained to situations in health and social care.


How parents can support learning at home
Encourage children at home to complete all homework tasks to the best of their abilities
Discuss at home alternative career pathways into the health and social care sector
Use the internet to explore the range of careers that are available for young people to enter into
Watch programmes together at home that explore issues in the Health and Social Care sector.


Useful Websites
www.hpc-uk.org
www.hscic.gov.uk
www.cqc.org.uk/content/help-advice
www.gov.uk
https://spearheadelearning.com/equality-and-diversity-in-health-and-social-care/


Extra Curricular

Students are able to arrange with their teacher time after school for extra help and support in this subject area.


SMSC and British Values
Within Health and Social Care students will have the opportunity to discuss and explore values, attitudes and beliefs. Students will explore the idea of diversity and equality within society. Students are encouraged to develop a range of social skills and draw on experiences from the local community.

 Year 13


Units Taught
Principles of Safe Practice in Health and Social Care
Physiological Disorders and their Care
Enquiries into Current Research in Health and Social Care
Promoting Public health


Main Skills developed
As well as the specific subject knowledge gained from studying Health & Social Care, you'll develop many transferable and work-related skills that are highly valued by employers and which will increase your employability.
These skills include:
• draw together, analyse and critically evaluate information
• communicate effectively
• think logically and propose reasoned solutions
• put together well-judged arguments and question assumptions
• write concisely, clearly and accurately
• interpret, use and evaluate various types of data
• relate knowledge gained to situations in health and social care.


How parents can support learning at home
Encourage children at home to complete all homework tasks to the best of their abilities
Discuss at home alternative career pathways into the health and social care sector
Use the internet to explore the range of careers that are available for young people to enter into
Watch programmes together at home that explore issues in the Health and Social Care sector.


Useful Websites
http://www.cancerresearchuk.org/health-professional/early-diagnosis-activities/be-clear-on-cancer
https://www.gov.uk/government/topics/public-health
https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/public-health-england
www.nhs.uk/Conditions/Alzheimers-disease/Pages/Introduction.aspx
http://www.nhs.uk/Conditions/Diabetes/Pages/Diabetes.aspx
https://www.diabetes.co.uk/autoimmune-diseases.html
https://www.arthritisresearchuk.org/arthritis-information/conditions/rheumatoid-arthritis.aspx


Extra Curricular
Students are able to arrange with their teacher time after school for extra help and support in this subject area.


SMSC and British Values
Within Health and Social Care students will have the opportunity to discuss and explore values, attitudes and beliefs. Students will explore the idea of diversity and equality within society. Students are encouraged to develop a range of social skills and draw on experiences from the local community.