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Health & Social Care

 

At Spring Hill High School post 16 provision, learners have the opportunity to undertake a level 1 Introduction to Health and Social Care and Children’s and Young People’s Settings.

The primary purpose of this qualification is to develop the learner’s knowledge of health, social care and children and young people’s settings. Together with developing the learner’s understanding of the similarities and differences between the different settings.

The qualification is designed to develop learners’ knowledge and awareness of health, social care and children’s and young people’s settings, together with preparing the learners for further study and progression in this subject area.

The course is designed to be studied over 1 year and includes a minimum of 86 guided learning hours. Each unit of learning is allocated a credit value; learners are required to study 2 mandatory units with a credit value of 6 credits together with additional units of study that will total 4 credits.

This course is ideal for learners who prefer coursework and practical based learning, and covers a wide range of transferable skills that would be relevant for any future employment.

 

Certification

Once a student's work has been both internally and externally moderated, certificates for successful candidates will be awarded from NCFE.

Assessment in Health and Social Care

Assessment: This will be ongoing through in class study and Pupil self assessment and peer assessment of work.

Useful Websites

NCFE Subject Page
https://www.ncfe.org.uk/qualification-search/ncfe-level-1-award-in-introduction-to-healthsocial-care-and-childrens-and-young-peoples-settings-4128.aspx

NCFE Home Page
https://www.ncfe.org.uk/

AQA GCSE Health and Social Care
http://www.aqa.org.uk/subjects/health-and-social-care/gcse/health-and-social-care-4820

 

 

Health & Social Care Curriculum Overview

Key Stage 5

  Term   Subject content
  Autumn 1  

Unit 1: Understanding the range of service provision and roles within health and social care (adults and children and young people), early years and childcare (A/602/6187)

  • Know the range of service provision available in health and social care (adults and children and young people), early years and childcare.
  • Know the range and scope of roles within the health and social care (adults and children and young people), early years and childcare.
  Autumn 2  

Unit 2: Understand the principles and values in health and social care (adults and children and young people), early years and childcare (J/602/6189)

  • Know the principles and values that underpin work in health and social care (adults and children and young people), early years and childcare.
  • Know ways to respect and value those who access services in health and social care (adults and children and young people), early years and childcare.
  Spring 1  

Unit 7: Introductory awareness of person-centred support in health, Social Care and children’s and young people’s settings (D/502/9718)

  • Understand what is meant by person-centred support in health, social care and children’s and young people’s settings.
  • Know the importance to individuals of person-centred support in health, social care and children’s and young people’s settings.
  Spring 2  

Unit 6: Introductory awareness of health and safety in health, social care and children’s and young people’s settings (Y/502/9717)

  • Know the main responsibilities of workers and employers for health and safety in health, social care and children’s young people’s settings
  • Understand the importance of assessing risk in relation to health and safety.
  • Understand the importance of key areas of health and safety in relation to health, social care and children’s and young people’s settings.
  Summer 1  

Completing outstanding items from the student’s portfolios

  Summer 2  

Transition curriculum for Stuart Court