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Health and Social Care

Health and Social Care

“No one can predict the quantity of a lifespan but we can affect our quality of life exponentially.”
– Johnnie Dent Jr

Key Stage 4 overview

Exam Board: Pearson

BTEC Tech Award L1/2

Component 1. Human lifespan development. This is assessed internally through a written,  controlled assessment called a PSA, in the spring term of year 10. 

This covers how humans grow and develop, the factors and life events that could impact the way in which they develop and the ways in which we can support people with this impact. 

Component 2 is assessed through a written, controlled assessment in the autumn term of year 11. 

This covers health care and social care services and how they can best support individuals to improve their health and wellbeing. 

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.

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

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