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Health and Social Care

 

Classroom Teacher: Mrs Price
Classroom Teacher: Ms Gibbon
   

We follow the OCR Cambridge Nationals course.  The course comprises of 4 units, three of the units are coursework based and cover areas such as communication, health and first aid. The final unit is externally examined and covers values of care, rights, legislation and health and safety within the health and social care sector.

Subject overview:

Year 9

During year 9 we look to cover the key aspects required on the course, and use a range of practice coursework units and exams to help students develop and imbed the skills they will need to successfully complete years 10 and 11.

 

Year 10 and 11

The internally assessed units are completed along with preparation for the externally examined unit.

Unit.

Title of unit

method of assessment

exam

weighting

RO21

Essential values of care for use with individuals in care settings

external exam

25%

RO22

Communicating and working with individuals in health, social care and early years settings

coursework

25%

RO23

Understanding body systems and disorders

 

coursework

25%

RO31

Using basic first aid procedures.

 

coursework

25%