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Health and Social Care

Health and Social Care is now available in our suite of subjects taught at KS4 and KS5. For more details of our KS5 Health and Social Care course, please visit the Sixth Form section of this website.

KS4

BTEC Level 1/Level 2 Technical Award in Health and Social Care (Pearson)

Overview

The qualification has 3 components:

  • Component 1 - Human Lifespan Development which is internally assessed
  • Component 2 - Health and Social Care Services and Values which is internally assessed
  • Component 3 - Health and Wellbeing which is an externally assessed synoptic task.

Both Component 1 and Component 2 = 60% of the final grade and Component 3 = 40% of the final grade.

As teaching for Component 1 and Component 2 has been completed during Year 10, learners will be writing the internally assessed units as follows:

  • Component 1 - Human Lifespan Development (September – October)
  • Component 2 - Health and Social Care Services and Values (November – December)

The teaching of Component 3 - Health and Wellbeing will commence in January and will be assessed externally in a 2 hour exam.

Websites and reading

Recommended text for purchase: Baker et al, (2017), BTEC Tech Award Heath and Social Care Student Book, Pearson, ISBN 9781292200927

www.getrevising.co.uk

www.nhs.uk/Pages/HomePage.aspx

www.bbc.co.uk/news/health/

KS5

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Certificate/Diploma in Health and Social Care 

Overview

For overviews of these courses, please see the Sixth Form section of this website.

Websites and reading

Billingham M et al, (2016), BTEC National Health and Social Care Student Book 1, Pearson, ISBN 9781292126012

Aldworth C et al, (2016), BTEC National Health and Social Care Student Book 2, Pearson, ISBN 9781292126029

Revise BTEC National Health and Social Care Revision Workbook, Pearson (2017), ISBN 9781292230580

Revise BTEC National Health and Social Care Revision Guide, Pearson (2017), ISBN 9781292230443