Health and Social Care


Overview

Social Sciences is an inter disciplinary department bringing different kinds of scholarship to include Health and Social Care, Business Studies, Law, Psychology and Sociology. We pride ourselves on combining innovative teaching methods that allow students to acquire relevant knowledge of the world around them as well as combining theory and practice when opportunities and day visits arise for subject related work experience.


Key Staff

Mr Hussain
Head of Social Sciences

Ms Brock

Mr Edge

Miss Hawtin

Ms Socratous


Key Stage 4 Curriculum

Students of Edexcel Health and Social Care GCSE develop knowledge and understanding of personal development and relationships, issues affecting the nature and quality of human life, and the provision of health, social care and early years services.


Further Information

GCSE specification


For further information regarding studying GCSE Health and Social Care at Heartlands Academy, please contact: Mr Hussain This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Key Stage 5 Curriculum

These vocational qualifications help level 3 students develop the practical knowledge, skills and understanding they need to prepare for their chosen career.

Each component includes synoptic assessment, so that learners have a holistic learning experience and are able to apply concepts to different situations.

A variety of units covering:

  • Effective Communication in Health and Social Care
  • Equality, Diversity and Rights for Health and Social Care
  • Health, Safety and Security for Health and Social Care
  • Development Through Life Stages
  • Anatomy and Physiology for Health and Social care
  • Personal, Professional Development for Health and Social care
  • Sociological Perspective for Health and Social care
  • Psychological Perspectives for Health and Social Care
  • Values and Planning for Social Care
  • Caring for Children and Young People
  • Safeguarding Adults and Promoting Independence
  • Nutrition for Health and Social Care

Further Information

For further information regarding studying BTEC Health and Social Care at Heartlands Academy, please contact: Miss Ahmed This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.



Mr Hussain

Mr Hussain

Head of Social Sciences

Health and Social Care
Health and Social Care
Health and Social Care