Health and Social Care

Health and Social Care and Child Development are crucial elements of both the Key Stage 4 and Key Stage 5 curriculum at Park Academy West London. The aim of the curriculum is to ensure all students experience and develop key life skills and knowledge. This will ensure they are equipped with the skills and attributes they need for future learning and entering the world of work. The curriculum provided continuous links to career opportunities and pathways, ensuring that students develop an understanding of how their learning can lead to a variety of career options.  The underpinning values of both subjects is to develop student’s ability to show care, compassion and effective communication. Cultural Capital is a key part of the curriculum, which increases student participation and understanding of the subject content. Students will be provided with opportunities to put theory into practice.

Key Stage 4

OCR Cambridge National Level ½ in Child Development

R057:    Health and well-being for child development – externally assessed exam (1 hour 15 minutes) (40%)

R058:    Understand the equipment and nutritional needs of children from birth to 5 years – coursework (30%)

R059:    Understand the development of a child from birth to five years – coursework (30%)

Pearson BTEC Tech Award in Health and Social Care Level 1/2

Component 1:   Human lifespan development – Pearson Set Assignment (30%)

Component 2:  Health and Social Care Services and Values – Pearson Set Assignment (30%)

Component 3:     Health and Wellbeing – externally assessed exam (2 hour) (40%)

Key Stage 5

Pearson BTEC Level 3 Extended Certificate in Health and Social Care (equivalent to 1 A Level)

4 Units:            2 externally assessed exams (both 1 hour 30 minutes)

2 course work units

 Pearson BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care (equivalent to 2 A levels)

8 Units:            2 externally assessed exams (both 1 hour 30 minutes)

5 course work units

1 controlled research assessment

Curriculum Maps

Key Stage 4 Health & Social Care Curriculum Map

Key Stage 4 Child Development Curriculum Map

Key Stage 5 Extended Certificate in Health & Social Care Curriculum Map

Key Stage 5 Diploma in Health & Social Care Curriculum Map

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Curriculum Overview

Park Academy West London Curriculum Outline This  explains the curriculum the Academy is working towards. This outline should be read in conjunction with the more…

Curriculum Overview

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