Health and Social Care

Teaching Staff and Responsibilities

Miss K. Roberts: Subject leader and teacher

Mrs C. Crossley: Subject teacher

Ms. H Snelling: Subject teacher


KS5/A Level (Y12-13)

How do we organise teaching groups at KS5?

At KS5, classes are taught in option groups which are all mixed ability.


Which BTEC specification do we prepare pupils for?

We offer Pearson BTEC Level 3 Extended Certificate in Health and Social Care aims to provide an introduction the sector.  It is for learners who are interested in learning about the health and social care sector as part of a balanced study programme.  It is equivalent in value and scope to one A Level. The qualification supports access to a range of higher education courses possibly, but not exclusively, in health and social care, if taken alongside further Level 3 qualifications.


What will my daughter learn at KS5?

Year 12

We have selected the following options:

Human Lifespan Development – externally assessed unit.

Meeting Individual Care and Support Needs – internally assessed unit.


Year 13

We have selected the following options:

Working in Health and Social Care – externally assessed unit.

Physiological Disorders and their Care – internally assessed unit.


Are there any websites that will support my daughter’s learning?


Future pathways/careers

The BTEC qualification offers the flexibility to either pursue a career in the Health and Social Care sector or as a route into further and higher education when combined with other appropriate BTEC courses/ A levels.  There are a wide variety of career pathways associated with having a qualification in Health and Social Care some of these include:

  • Adult nurse
  • Counsellor
  • Occupational therapist
  • Personal trainer
  • Physician associate
  • Social worker
  • Youth worker
  • Midwife
  • Psychologist