Subject: Health and Social / Care Child Development

Subject Leader: Mrs P Hill

Qualification: Health and Social Care, and Childcare-(Double Award)

Examination Board: WJEC

Course Content: 
The WJEC GCSE in Health and Social Care, and Childcare equips learners with knowledge, understanding and skills related to the development and care of individuals throughout the life cycle from conception to later adulthood. Learners have the opportunity to develop their understanding of influences on human growth, development, behaviour and well-being.
How you will learn:
Pupils will study for two examinations and two coursework modules as well as completing some practical work. Visits will be provided from local health care providers. Researching information in text books, in the library and on the internet.
How you will be assessed:
Controlled Assessment consisting of three modules:
Unit 1 - Written paper - 20%.
Unit 2 – Promoting and maintaining health and well-being – non-exam assessment -30%.
Unit 3 – Written exam - 20%.
Unit 4 - Promoting and supporting health and well-being to achieve positive outcomes-30%
Additional Skills:
This course is designed for students who have a particular interest in health and child care and to those who want to progress along the vocational route. This course is a good foundation for Level 3 in Health and Social Care or Childhood Studies. This course is a double award and is not to be opted for with the Health and Social Care single award.
For further information see:  Mrs P Hill


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Mr A Hall
Assistant Head Teacher

Prestatyn High School
Princes Avenue Prestatyn
LL19 8RS

01745 852312

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