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Health and Social Care AS Level at West Kirby Grammar School

Course description

Health and Social Care is offered at both KS4 and KS5 as an opportunity to develop further skills and knowledge within a vibrant sector of society. The topics covered are interesting and engaging and are taught through classroom based teaching and interaction with outside agencies.

Course content

At A level, you will engage in the process of providing health and social care. By examining the issues that affect the quality of life you should have a greater awareness of how health and well-being are encouraged.

Health and social care actively engages you to develop as effective and independent learners.

It encourages you to understand aspects of personal development. Through investigation and evaluation of a range of services and organisations you will begin to understand the health, social and early years sectors.

The course allows you to develop a critical and analytical approach to problem solving within the health sectors, examining issues that affect the nature and quality of human life and an appreciation of social diversity and cultural issues.

Assessment

Examination board: Edexcel

 

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact West Kirby Grammar School directly.

Last updated date: 04 June 2015
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 school year

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