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Childcare and Education (Single) at Wickersley School and Sports College

Course description

This subject will be offered in Option Block B

This course is offered as a single option to run alongside the double Heath and Social Care course for students who remain unsure of which career route to choose. It is graded A* – D – UCAS (84-36)

Course content

Year 1

In Year 1 students must complete 4 mandatory units. In addition to this 365 hours of placement in an early years setting must be completed successfully.

Year 2

In Year 2 a further 3 units will be completed including an externally set and marked controlled assessment.

Entry requirements

5 A*-C GCSEs or Equivalent


Assignments for 7 mandatory units are assessed internally. In addition there is 1 externally set and marked controlled assessment which will take place in the second year.

Future opportunities

The UCAS points gained will be added towards the entry to a Higher Education Degree programme.

Further information

Please consult our Option Blocks before making your selection.

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How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 28 November 2017
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