The subject of Health and Social Care is a valuable subject for anyone thinking of entering the medical, caring, teaching or social services professions. It is also appropriate for those who are interested in people of different ages and backgrounds, their development and their health. The subject has proven to be very popular with students.
The BTEC Diploma in Health and Social Care has achieved a 100% pass rate with a significant number of students achieving merits and distinctions. The units studied include:
- Communication and Individual Rights
- Individual Needs
- Human Lifespan Development
- The Impact of Diet
- Anatomy and Physiology
- Creative and Therapeutic Activities
Students can study Health and Social care from Year 9 and are taught in their own discrete classroom. Students often participate in community activities such as events for the elderly, childcare, joint projects with other schools and organisations.