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Health and Social Care

Students will study many aspects of health and social care over the duration of KS4.

These include human lifespan development which explores human growth and development across life stages and investigate the factors that affect human growth and development and how they are inter-related.

You will also study healthy living which explores the factors that contribute to healthy and unhealthy lifestyles, and their effects on health and wellbeing and explore ways of improving health and wellbeing.

Students are required to complete coursework which consists of 2 core units and 2 additional units.  They are also required to complete an external exam to show their learning and progression.

Core Units

Unit 1 (exam):  Human Lifespan Development

Unit 2:  Health and Social Care Values

Additional Units

Unit 3:  Effective Communication in Health and Social Care

Unit 6:  The Impact of Nutrition on Health and Wellbeing

We currently follow the Pearson (formerly Edexcel) exam specification.  More detailed information on the units can be found on their website at http://qualifications.pearson.com/en/home.html