Health and Social Care

Year 12

Health and Social Care Double AS

Aim

AS Health and Social Care gives students a greater awareness and understanding of current issues surrounding the topics and areas listed in the units below.

This specification introduces students to key concepts and a body of knowledge that will provide them with an invaluable and thoughtful perspective on contemporary issues in health and social care. It complements other A-Level studies and equips students with skills needed for higher education and the world of work. It reflects job opportunities relevant to areas of work, including community justice.

Topics covered

HSC01 - Effective Care

HSC02 - Understanding Health Conditions, Patient Care Pathways

HSC03 - Life as a Challenge

HSC04 - Educating Children

Homework

Will be set every lesson to extend knowledge and understanding or to prepare for portfolio work

Assessment

HSC01 - Portfolio is internally assessed and externally moderated

HSCO2 – externally assessed examination May/June

HSCO3 – externally assessed examination May/June

HSCO4 - Portfolio is internally assessed and externally moderated

Year 13

Health and Social Care Double A2

Aim

A2 Health and Social Care gives students a greater awareness and understanding of current issues surrounding the topics and areas listed in the units below.

This specification introduces students to key concepts and a body of knowledge that will provide them with an invaluable and thoughtful perspective on contemporary issues in health and social care. It complements other A-Level studies and equips students with skills needed for higher education and the world of work. It reflects job opportunities relevant to areas of work, including community justice.

Topics covered

HSC06 - Practitioner Roles

HSC07 - Food and Fitness

HSC09 - Understanding Mental Disorders

HSC10 - Diagnosis, Treatment and Preventing Strategies

Homework

Will be set every lesson to extend knowledge and understanding or to prepare for portfolio work

Assessment

HSC06 - Portfolio is internally assessed and externally moderated

HSCO7 – externally assessed examination May/June

HSCO9 – Portfolio is internally assessed and externally moderated

HSC1O - externally assessed examination May/June