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Health & Social Care

At Hodge Hill College, pupils receive a broad and balanced curriculum to produce successful learners who enjoy learning, make progress and achieve.  We aim to develop confident individuals who are responsible citizens, who uphold British values and who make a positive contribution to British society. Our aim is to ensure that at the end of their time with us all our pupils leave the college able to live safe, healthy and fulfilling lives.

Our curriculum aims to develop:

Personal Learning – promoting the intellectual, social, emotional and physical development of individuals across all life stages.

Social Learning – enabling pupils to socially interact with society and to understand the issues behind social isolation.

Cultural Learning – introducing pupils to different cultures and identifying the different beliefs society has to their health and wellbeing.

Economic Learning – enabling pupils to identify the reasons behind poverty and absolute poverty, linking them to different barriers and how to overcome them.

 

Five Year Plan

Key Stage Four

BTEC Health & Social Care
Exam board Edexcel
Examined by Two internally assessed coursework units and one externally assessed unit which can be retaken once.
Key topics taught
  • Human Lifespan Development
  • Health and Social Care Services and Values
  • Health and Wellbeing

Year 10

Component 1 - Human Lifespan Development:

Explore how individuals develop physically, emotionally, socially and intellectually over time.

Component 2 -  Health and Social Care Services and Values:

Understand which health care services are available and why people might use them. Discover who is involved in providing these services and explore the barriers in which it may prevent people using the service.

Year 11

Component 3 - Exam – Health and Wellbeing: 

Explore the different factors that might influence health and welling. Identify key health indicators and how to interpret them. Assess an individual’s health using the information you have and what you have learnt.