The Head of Department is Ms Conteh
Our department Bible verse is: 'And Jesus said unto them ‘I am the bread of life, he that cometh to me shall never hunger and he that believe in me shall never thirst’ (John 6:35)
Key Stage 4
At Key Stage 4 we offer Pearson’s [Edexcel] BTEC level 2 Health and Social Care. This course introduces pupils to the Health and Social care sector. It give them a foundation for working in a health and social care or related area. It introduces them to many of the skills used by health care practitioners in caring out their jobs on a daily basis. The course gives pupils the opportunity to acquire technical knowledge and skills through vocational contexts
BTEC Award in Health and Social care BTEC level 2
The course comprises of 3 components:
Component 1: Human Lifespan Development. Controlled assessment
This is about human growth and development across all life stages, how humans grow and develop from infancy to old age, different factors affecting growth and development, different types of life events such as starting school, going to university, getting married, death/bereavement etc. How humans cope with these different life events.
Component 2: Health and Social Care Services and Values. Controlled assessment
This is about health and social care services, different types of health care services, different barriers that can prevent access to services. Understanding the different care values are also part of the course.
Component 3: Health and Wellbeing - Exam unit
This is about factors affecting health and wellbeing, physiological indicators
and lifestyle indicators to health and well being. How to develop health and well being improvement plans and any obstacles to implementing health plans
The department also offers Health and Social Care level 3 extended certificate