Health & Social Care AS/A2 Level at Sheringham High School and Sixth Form Centre
This specification introduces students to key concepts and a body of knowledge that will provide them with an invaluable and thoughtful perspective on contemporary issues in Health and Social Care. It complements other A-level studies and equips students with the skills needed for higher education and the world of work.
Students can choose to follow a one A level course, or 2 A level courses.
A-level Health and Social Care gives students a great awareness and understanding of current issues surrounding topics such as:
• Patient rights and responsibilities
• Care settings; Hospitals, Childcare, Mental Health
• Effective communication
• Physical and Psychological health and well-being
• Understanding human behaviour
• The roles of Healthcare practitioners
The course consists of a combination of portfolio (coursework) units, and external assessed exams. For the single and double A level 60% of the course is exam based.
A level Health and Social care is ideal for anyone planning to pursue a career in a health care profession. Examples include;
• social work
• teaching and similar careers
• probation service
• health visiting
• mental health
It complements many of the other A level programs of study such as Biology and Psychology.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Sheringham High School and Sixth Form Centre directly.