If you are interested in pursuing a career which involves working with other people, whether this is within a Hospital and Healthcare setting or maybe Social Work or Teaching, then this is the course for you!
There are more than 300 distinct career paths within this sector. More than 80% of our Health and Social Care students continue their studies on degree courses at University. Courses include: Midwifery, Nursing (adult and child), Health and Human Sciences, Social Work, Criminology, Education Studies (Teaching) and Operation Department Practice.
This course is the equivalent to A-Levels and produces UCAS points. Universities widely accept this level 3 course, ether as a triple or combined with other A-Level/BTEC choices. This course would work well with either a Social Sciences subject or Science.
Further Information about our courses including results
As a department, we have a high pass rate with exceptional results at Distinction* and Distinction level. We enjoy working with our sixth formers and promise to support you throughout this exciting course, helping you to achieve the best possible grade!
We also have a dedicated Health and Social Studies area with computers which you are able to use throughout lessons.
Head of Department: Miss Ahmed
Teacher: Miss McCairns
Teacher: Miss Hodgson
Teacher: Miss Read
Teacher: Mrs Middleton
Course Content and Teaching Units
You will be studying a range of units in relation to Health and Social Care, some of the units you may study are listed below:
• Human Lifespan Development
• Working in Health and Social Care
• Biomedical Science
• Anatomy and Physiology for Health and Social Care
• Enquiries into Current Research in Health and Social Care
• Meeting Individual Care and Support Needs
• Physiological Disorders
• Assessing Children’s Development Support Needs
• Promoting Public Health
• Sociological Perspectives
• Psychological Perspectives
• Nutritional Health
You will also take part in Work experience within a Health and Social Care environment.
A Merit or above is expected in Level 2 Health and Social Care or Early Years.
A grade 4 or above in Science and English GCSE/BTEC (Merit or above) is recommended.