Subject Vision and Intent  

 

Health and Social Care is an option that pupils can study at Key Stage 4.

Our main vision for Health and Social Care in Hodge Hill Girls' School is to build and promote knowledge and understanding of Human Lifespan development, Health and Social Care Services available in NHS field as well as Care Values that need to represent one caring for others. Our curriculum will provide students with opportunities to develop essential skills needed to support people with wide range of needs, from babies and toddlers to adults and the elderly. This course can help our students to take the first steps towards a career caring for people and communities. We strive to promote respect, decision making, problem solving, co-operation, compassion.

 

Five Year Plan

 

 

Term

 

 

Year 7  

 

 

Year 8  

 

 

Year 9 

 

 

Year 10   

 

 

Year 11  

 

Autumn Term 1  

  

  

  

  

Human Life span and development 

 

Care Values 

Factors affecting Health and Wellbeing

 

Autumn Term 2  

  

  

  

  

 

Factors 

 

Obstacles to health Improvement 

Spring Term 1  

  

  

  

  

Life Events 

Human Development 

 

Revsions 

Spring Term 2  

  

  

  

  

 

Services in the Health and Social Care sector

 

 Exam prep 

Summer Term 1  

  

  

  

  

 

Services in the Health and Social Care sector

 

  

Summer Term 2  

  

  

  

  

Introduction to the Care Values 

 

  

 

 

 

Key Stage 4 (Years 10 and 11)

 

 

BTEC Tech Award Health and Social Care 

 

 

Exam Board 

 

 

Edexcel 

 

Examinations 

 

BTEC Tech Award Health and Social Care is assessed through the completion of three Component Units: 

  • Component 1: Human lifespan development – internally assessed (30%) in Year 10  
  • Component 2: Health and Social care Services and Values – Internally assessed (30%) in Year 10 
  • Component 3 – Health and Wellbeing - externally assessed (40%) in Year 11, written exam externally assessed

  

Key Topics 

 

Human growth and development across life stages

 

Factors affecting growth and development 

 

Different types of life event 

 

Coping with change caused by life events 

 

Health and social care services 

 

Barriers to accessing services 

 

Care values 

 

Reviewing own application of care values 

 

Factors affecting health and wellbeing 

 

Physiological indicators 

 

Lifestyle indicators 

 

Health and wellbeing improvement plans 

 

Obstacles to implementing plans