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Weekly Round-up - 15/11/2019
Welcome to the Health & Social Care Department at York High School!

Health and Social Care subject staff

Mrs Nicholas: j.nicholas@yorkhighschool.co.uk


KS4 Overview

Exam Board: Pearson

BTEC Tech Award L1/2

Component 1. Human lifespan development. This is assessed internally through 2 written assignments.

Assignment 1.Understanding how life affects our growth and development, a written report about the life stages of a chosen celebrity and factors affecting their development.

Assignment 2. Coping with life events, a written information pack, documenting how 2 individuals coped with a life event. 

Component 2. Health and Social Care  services & values.

Assignment 3. Health and social care services, a written report, based on a case study of 2 individuals with differing needs.          

Assignment 4. Care Values, this is a role play with supporting documents, based on a situation in a care home supporting individuals with specific needs.

Component 3 – Health and Well-being

External Exam, 2 hours. Pupils are presented with a case study of an individual and lifestyle data. They interpret the data and form an action plan for the person, to support their needs, wishes and circumstances.


Exam board links

https://qualifications.pearson.com/en/qualifications/btec-tech-awards/health-and-social-care.html


Revision materials

BTEC revision guides are available to buy from school £5.50 (component 3)

Revision materials can be accessed via Show my homework or L drive within school.

Kahoot - search BTEC tech award HSC

Elderly care - further reading

Dementia - further reading

C3 sources of support