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Welcome to the Health and Social Care site.

Please find links and resources that support your learning whilst studying Health and Social Care here at Astor College. 

If you have any queries or comments then please feel free to contact:

Director of Health and Social Care:  Gemma.Browne@astor.dfamat.com

 

 

KS4

Exam Board:

 

OCR

Exact Course Title: 

 

OCR Cambridge National Level 2 Certificate in Health and Social Care

Why should I choose to study ‘subject title’?

 

This subject inspire and enthuse you to consider a career in the health and social care sector, or in a related sector where knowledge of health and social care will be of use, such as early years

 

What will I learn and what skills will I develop?

 

You will be challenged by working demanding materials and skills, you will be encouraged to be  independent and creative. 

Other skills in the health and social care sector such as  the underpinning care values and an understanding of the different life stages that individuals’ go through, as well as practical communication skills.

What will be expected of me?

 

Excellent attendance is a must as every lesson counts. 

Sticking to deadline is essential in order to reach your full potential in this subject.

How will I be assessed?

 

Assessment is 25% examination, and 75% coursework, split into 3 assignments.

Where will this qualification lead me? 

 

This course will support progression to a more specialised level 3 vocational or academic health and social care course or an apprenticeship or, more broadly, progression to qualifications in other sectors, such as early years give learners the potential opportunity, in due course, to enter employment within a range of junior job roles across the health and social care sector.

KS5

Exam Board:

 

OCR

Exact Course Title: 

 

OCR Cambridge Technical Extended Level 3 Certificate in Health and Social Care

Why should I choose to study ‘subject title’?

 

This qualification is for learners 16 years old or over who want to study health science, social care or childcare.

This qualification isn’t just about caring for babies or the elderly and the ill; it will provide learners with the skills, knowledge and understanding to progress into Higher Education on a health and social care-related programme such as Health and Social Care, Nursing, Social Work or Early Childhood Studies.

The qualification is designed to be taken as part of a study programme alongside other vocational qualifications or A levels, such as Cambridge Technicals in Science, A level Biology, A level Physics or Cambridge Technicals in Engineering.

What will I learn and what skills will I develop?

 

This course offers many opportunities for you to experience various aspects of the Health Care and Social Care sector.  The units will give you an understanding of health and social care in the wider contexts of different environments and settings where care takes place, the importance of effective communication in health and social care, the importance of legislation in health and social care and how to deliver a person-centred approach in the care given. Learners will also develop transferable skills such as communication, research, planning and organisation.

What will be expected of me?

 

Excellent attendance is a must as every lesson counts.  Time management is a very important skill as being able to manage your assignments alongside your other studies is imperative.  Your ability to work independently  as well as in a team is also important during studying Health and Social Care here at Astor College.

How will I be assessed?

 

Assessment is three examinations and three assignments.  All six units must be passed.

Where will this qualification lead me? 

 

This course will support progression to a more specialised level 3 vocational or academic health and social care course or an apprenticeship or, more broadly, progression to qualifications in other sectors, such as early years give learners the potential opportunity, in due course, to enter employment within a range of junior job roles across the health and social care sector.

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Year 10 Health and Social Care SOW 10th May 2018 Download
H&SC Date  
Y10 HSC SOW 02nd May 2018 Download
Year 10 Health and Social Care SOW 10th May 2018 Download