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Health and Social Care GCSE at Weatherhead High School

Course description

Qualification :General Certificate of Secondary Education
Exam Board :Edexcel Ltd (EDEXCEL)
Category :Child Development and Well Being - Health, Public Services and Care

Course content

An exciting new syllabus will be running from September 2009, which will allow tudents to investigate a wide range of health and social care and early years issues.
The new course will be delivered as a single award.


You will cover the following topics:
Unit 1 - Understanding personal development and relationships.
Unit 2 - Health, Social Care and early years provision.
Assessment :
60% of the marks from a controlled assessment
40% of the marks from exam
Single Award = 2 Units
  • Unit 1 - Examination
  • Unit 2 Controlled Assessment

Future opportunities

This course can provide a route to:
GCE (A level) Health and Social Care
Diploma in Childcare and Education
Certificate in Childcare and Education
Other 'A' level subjects

Further information

For a copy of the school's Key Stage 4 (14 to 16) brochure please log on to the school's website at

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Weatherhead High School directly.

Last updated date: 20 May 2014
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