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Health and Social Care

Key Stage 4

At Bridge Academy we cover the BTEC Edexcel Pearson Health and Social care course for level 2. The variety of units available for students studying Health & Social Care range from communication to health and social care practices and complimentary therapies and human development across a lifespan. You will develop a deep understanding about the principals and practicalities that underpin meeting individuals’ care and support needs, and roles and responsibilities of workers and organisations within the healthcare system.

Course breakdown:

Component 1: Human Lifespan and Development

Component 2: Health and Social Care Services and Values

Component 3: Health and Well-being

Curriculum map:

 

Autumn 1 

Autumn 2 

Assessment Window (February) 

Spring 1 

Spring 2 

Summer 1  

Summer 2 

Year 10  

Component 1- Human Lifespan Development  

Component 1- Human Lifespan Development 

Component 1- Human Lifespan Development 

 

 

Component 1- Human Lifespan Development 

Component 2- Health and Social Care services and Values 

Component 2- Health and Social Care services and Values 

 

Component 2- Health and Social Care services and Values 

 

 

Component 2- Health and Social Care services and Values 

 

Year 11 

Component 3- Health and Well-being 

Component 3- Health and Well-being 

Assessment window (January) 

Component 3- Health and Well-being 

Component 2- Health and Social Care services and Values 

Component 2- Health and Social Care services and Values 

Component 3- Health and Well-being 

Component 3- Health and Well-being 

 

 

 

 

Key Stage 5

At Bridge Academy we cover the BTEC Edexcel Pearson Health and Social care course for level 3. The variety of units available for students studying Health & Social Care range from communication to health and social care practices and complimentary therapies and human development across a lifespan. You will develop a deep understanding about the principals and practicalities that underpin meeting individuals’ care and support needs, and roles and responsibilities of workers and organisations within the healthcare system.

Course breakdown:

Unit 1: Human Lifespan and Development

Unit 2: Working in Health and Social Care

Unit 5: Meeting Individual Care and Support Needs

Unit 14: Physiological Disorders and their care

Curriculum map:

 

Autumn 1 

Autumn 2 

Assessment Window (January) 

Spring 1 

Spring 2 

Summer 1  

Assessment Window (June) 

Summer 2 

Year 12  

Unit 1- Human Lifespan Development 

Unit 1- Human Lifespan Development 

Unit 1- Human Lifespan Development First Attempt  

Unit 14- Physiological Disorders and their care

Unit 14- Physiological Disorders and their care

Unit 14- Physiological Disorders and their care

 

Unit 1- Human Lifespan Development Second attempt 

Unit 2- Working in Health and Social Care 

 

 

Unit 1- Human Lifespan Development 

 

(50/50 Split) 

 

Year 13 

Unit 2- Working in Health and Social Care 

Unit 2- Working in Health and Social Care 

Unit 2- Working in Health and Social Care First Attempt  

Unit 5- Meeting Individual Care and Support Needs 

Unit 5- Meeting Individual Care and Support Needs 

Unit 5- Meeting Individual Care and Support Needs 

 

Unit 2- Working in Health and Social Care 

Second attempt 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Unit 2- Working in Health and Social Care 

(50/50 Split) 

 

How to succeed:

  • Ensure your notes are always up to date.
  • Ensure that you make flash cards, mind maps and answer exam questions to facilitate your learning.
  • Ensure coursework deadlines are adhered to.
  • Using homework and lesson time to your advantage by being independent with your learning.

Useful links and wider reading:

  • Tutor2U- https://www.tutor2u.net/hsc/reference
  • No Child of Mine- Susan Lewis
  • This is going to hurt- Adam Kay
  • The Fault in Our Stars- John Green
  • Elizabeth is Missing- Emma Healy
  • One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest- Ken Kesey

Films:

  • Still Alice, 2014 (12A)
  • Hidden Figures, 2016 (PG)
  • To the Bone, 2017 (15)
  • Three Identical Strangers, 2018 (12A)

TV Programmes:

  • The Secret Life of 4- and 5-Year Olds (Channel 4)
  • Old People’s Home for 4 Year Olds (Channel 4)
  • Born to Be Different (Channel 4)
  • Mum, Dad, Alzheimer’s and Me, Real Stories (YouTube)
  • 24 Hours in A&E (Channel 4)
  • Crisis in Care (BBC Panorama)
  • The Nine to Five with Stacey Dooley: Caring and Sharing (BBC)

Career Progression:

Biological Sciences / Social Sciences / Nursing / Social Work / Physiotherapy / Radiography / Speech and Language Therapy / Teaching

Complementary Subjects:

Psychology, Sociology, Science, History

 

Principal:
Mr Chris Brown

Vice Principals:
Kelly Harris
Elaine Anglin
Samuel Alner
Sophie Poole

Finance &
Resources Director:

Ken Robb