Philosophy and Vision

Health and Social Care is an option course available from Y9 onwards. BTEC Tech award is specifically designed for 14-16-year-old students. This subject aims for all students to have an understanding of the basic components in this sector. This qualification can lead into a wide range of careers.

Curriculum overview

Throughout this course it will give learners a chance to develop a wide range of transferrable skills to include:

  • Application of knowledge and understanding of real-life scenarios
  • Understanding of care values in the sector
  • Develop communication skills

KS4 Curriculum (Y9-11) – links to GCSE specifications

KS3 Curriculum (Y7-8)



Component 1 – Human Lifespan Development – two written assignments
Component 2 – Care Values – two written assignments
Component 3 – Health and Wellbeing – External exam