Science, Health & Social Care

 

Including EPR- Education for Personal Relationships

Introduction: Lessons are taught for 1 hour every two weeks and are complimented by work carried out in Tutor Time and assemblies throughout the year.

 

Topics Taught in Year 7

 

Term 1 Term 2 Term 3

You and Your Feelings

You and the Law – children’s rights

You and Your Values – Right and wrong

EPR – You and Your body –    Growing and changing

You as a Citizen – Britain’s government (continues in Term 3)

You and the Community – being a good neighbour

 

 

Topics Taught in Year 8

 

Term 1 Term 2 Term 3

You and Your Values – Where do you stand

You and Your Safety – At home and in the street

You and Other People – Friends and   friendships

You and Your Body – Drugs and drug taking

You and the Law – The Police

You and Your Family – Friends and   relationships

You and the Community – taking action on the local environment

 

Topics Taught in Year 9

 

Term 1 Term 2 Term 3

What sort of a person am I – my values and   ambitions

Me and my choices for Year 10 and Year 11

Heartstart

Heartstart

You and Your Decisions – How to make decisions

Heartstart

You and Your Money – banking and ways of saving

 

 

Topics Taught in Year 10

 

Term 1 Term 2 Term 3

Challenging Offensive Behaviour –   diversity, prejudice and equal opportunities

You and Your Health – Drinking and Smoking

EPR – Changing Relationships – friends,   family and family breakdown

It’s Your Government – UK Parliament,   election, forms of government

EPR – Keeping Healthy – Contraception,   STIs, effect of drugs on family and friends

Developing Your Identity and Image – sense   of identity and who influences you

Working for Change – pressure groups and   campaigning

 

Topics Taught in Year 11

 

Term 1 Term 2 Term 3

Managing Your Time and Studies – study skills and   preparing for exams

Developing Your Own Values – social and moral dilemmas

Drugs and Drugtaking – Reasons young people take drugs,   drugs laws and classification and health risks

EPR – Safe Relationships – abstinence, AIDA   and HIV and pregnancy and parenting

Human Rights – protecting and enforcing,   abuses of human rights and refugees and asylum seekers.

Global Challenges – wars, weapons and   terrorism – arms trade and weapons of mass destruction, fighting terrorism   and poverty health and education

 

 Parent and child home learning opportunities – Please encourage your child to discuss what they have being studying in PSHCE and Tutor Time and actively encourage them to read newspapers and listen to the local and international news to develop their awareness of issues inside and outside their local community. Students will be assessed at least once each half term.

Introduction: Through a combination of practical experience and written assignments, these vocational qualifications provide level 2 learners with the knowledge, skills and understanding needed for a career in the sector. This is a two year course, comprising of the teaching of two units per year group. The units covered are:-

Year   10 Year   11

 

Unit 1 HUMAN LIFESPAN   DEVELOPMENT

Students will explore human growth and development across life stages and investigate   factors that affect human growth and development and how they are   interrelated,

 

Unit 2 HEALTH AND SOCIAL CARE VALUES

Students will explore the care values that underpin current practice in health and social care and investigate ways of empowering individuals who use health and   social care services

 

 

Unit 5 PROMOTING HEALTH AND WELLBEING

Students will explore the purpose, types and benefits of health promotion and investigate how health risks can be addressed through health promotion

 

Unit 3 COMMUNICATION

Students will explore skills, factors, barriers that affect communication.

 

 

 

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Year 12 Btec Level 2

Year 12 Btec Level 3 Year 13 Btec Level 3

Level 2 Btec ( 2 year   course)

Unit 1 Human Lifespan Development

Students will explore human growth and development across life stages and investigate   factors that affect human growth and development and how they are interrelated

Unit 2 Health and Social Care values

Students will explore the care values that underpin current practice in health and social care and investigate ways of empowering individuals who use health and social care services

 

Unit 3 Communication

Students will explore skills, factors, barriers that affect communication.

 

Unit 5 Promoting Health and Wellbeing

Students will explore the purpose, types and benefits of health promotion and   investigate how health risks can be addressed through health promotion

 

Level 3 Btec

Unit 1 Communication

Students will explore factors, barriers, theory that affect communication

Unit 3 Health, Safety and security

Students will: Explore potential hazards at their placement

Understand the risk assessment process and priorities and responses in dealing with incidents and emergencies.

Develop knowledge of Health and Safety legislation and how is influences policy and practice at their placement

Unit 4 Development Through the

Life Stages

Students will:Know   stages of growth and development throughout the human lifespan

Understand potential effects of life factors and events on the development of the   individual

Understand physical and psychological changes of ageing.

Level 3 Btec

Unit 4 Development Through the Life Stages

Students will: Know stages of growth and development throughout the human lifespan

Understand potential effects of life factors and events on the development of the   individual

Understand physical and psychological changes of ageing.

 

Unit 2 Equality, Diversity and Rights in Health and Social Care

 

Students will: Understand concepts of equality, diversity and rights in relation to   health and social care

Know discriminatory practices in health and social care

Understand how national initiatives promote anti-discriminatory practice Know how anti-discriminatory practice is promoted in health and social care settings.

Unit 21 Nutrition for Health and

Social Care

 

Students will: Understand concepts of nutritional health

Know the characteristics of nutrients

Understand influences on dietary intake and nutritional health

Be able to use dietary and other relevant information from an individual to make   recommendations to improve nutritional health.

 

Topics Taught in Year 7

Introduction:  In Year 7 we introduce the basics of ‘WORKING SCIENTIFICALLY ‘ and cover

many topicsfrom the three disciplines; Biology, Chemistry and Physics.

 

 

Term 1 Term 2 Term 3

Introduction to Science

Atoms, elements and compounds

Chemical reactions

Space

Cells and Organisation

Reproduction

The particulate nature of matter

Energy and Energy Transfers

Nutrition and Digestion

Earth and atmosphere
 
 

Sound

Light

 

 

Topics Taught in Year 8

Introduction: In year 8 we continue to build on our ‘WORKING SCIENTIFICALLY ‘ skills and cover many more topics from the three disciplines; Biology, Chemistry and Physics.

 

Term 1 Term 2 Term 3

Ecosystem processes

The Periodic Table

Pure and Impure substances

Motion and Pressure

Structure and function of body   systems

Acids and

Alkalis

Forces

Adaptation and Inheritance

Metals and Acids

Magnetism

Electricity

 

Parent and child home learning opportunities:

BBC bitesize is a useful resource full of revision notes and video clips; http://www.bbc.co.uk/education/subjects/zng4d2p.

Pupils can also purchase a revision guide and a workbook from school, see your class teacher

 

 

Topics Taught in Year 9

The curriculum for year 9 is under construction for the next academic year as the GCSEs for Science are changing.

 

 

Topics Taught in Year 10 and 11

In year 10 and 11 pupils study either AQA GCSE Science or the Edexcel BTEC Science.

Parent and child home learning opportunities:

http://www.aqa.org.uk/subjects/science/gcse/science-a-4405 can be used to find the specification and also past paper questions

AQA Oxford GCSE revision guides are available to purchase from school at 50% cheaper than the supplier, please ask your teacher for a copy.

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