Health & Social Care
This course is a vocational GCSE which is assessed academically with one extensive piece of coursework based on visits in the local community, and a written essay style exam which is completed at the end of the course in year 11.
Students will have an understanding of careers in health care, social care and early year’s settings. The course is split into two units each covering different aspects of personal growth and development as we grow and change through the different stages in our lives. It also focuses on relationships and life events.
As well as the world of health, social care and early years provisions, the course is designed to provide background knowledge and an understanding of the skills needed to embark on any career that involves working with people.
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