Vocational Department

Members of Staff and Responsibilities

Mrs M Littleworth – Director of Learning
Mrs D Moore – Teacher of Health & Social Care and Childcare

KS4 Curriculum

BTEC Tech Award Child Development

The subject covers the following topics:

Component 1 – Children’s Growth and Development
Component 2 – Learning Through Play
Component 3 – Supporting Children to Play, Learn and Develop

How is this course assessed?

Component 1 internally assessed in Year 9
Component 2 internally assessed in Year 10
Component 3 internally assessed in Year 11 and 2 hour examination

BTEC Tech Award in Health and Social Care

The subject covers the following content:

Component 1 – Human Lifespan Development
Component 2 – Health & Social Care Services and Values
Component 3 – Health & Well Being

How is this course assessed?

  1. You will complete 3 coursework tasks over the two years which will be based on real life situations and will assess you understanding of the topics covered.
  2. You will have 1 examination taken in February in year 11. It will last 1 hour and test your understanding of human lifespan and development.

KS5 Curriculum

BTEC Extended Certificate in Health and Social Care

The subject covers the following content:

Unit 1 : Human Lifespan Development
Unit 2 : Working in Health & Social Care
Unit 5 : Meeting Individual Care and Support Needs
Unit 14 : Physiological Disorders

How is this course assessed?

Unit 1 : Externally assessed in Year 12
Unit 5 : Internally assessed in Year 13
Unit 2 : Externally assessed in Year 12
Unit 14 : Internally assessed in Year 13