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14/12/17

A wonderful night this evening watching our cast of Matilda perform for . Thank you for hosting. https://t.co/oSiMhznGpX

14/12/17

Mr Soar enjoyed his Executive Principal's breakfast this morning with Year 11 - and this was just his plate https://t.co/3I4BwrmnAm

13/12/17

Retweetd From Louise Martin

Festive loveliness at the South site of https://t.co/K9iCL0Fpu9

13/12/17

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We're talking personal statements with at https://t.co/yr88eErdpx

13/12/17

Retweetd From London RL Foundation

Great to see getting some good press for their success in league Well done all esp ! https://t.co/IuUlFFP4cL

13/12/17

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Read about outstanding success in from south London champions ... https://t.co/tcFc2N9Pbd

13/12/17

Thank you to all for their help in providing superb Christmas Lunch for all our pupils at Harris South & Upper Norwood https://t.co/472qBEc4Z7

12/12/17

The famous Norwood Christmas Lunch from https://t.co/hEKvVrdbou

12/12/17

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Christmas Lunch for all!! https://t.co/LLhhfWS9ff

12/12/17

Gosh! Is it that old? Here's a lovely one from today of the students presenting their version of Dahl's Matilda https://t.co/MWxAiytB7U

12/12/17

Christmas Lunch for all!! https://t.co/LLhhfWS9ff

11/12/17

What do Ofsted say about the leadership & behaviour at HASN? https://t.co/CjzJLYvdQO "Pupil have deep understanding..." https://t.co/qIHAgbFn4F

10/12/17

We love working with to help our students hear from a range of influential people - this week it was hyper-fit Ed Warner https://t.co/UQEkydwjCp

10/12/17

Who is Ed Warner? Harris are passionate about sport & we hosted hyper-fit Ed Warner (organiser of London Athletics World Championships) this week https://t.co/dZvWbpUTWv https://t.co/zWaHFPHhNp

10/12/17

How does Harris Academy South Norwood approach energy & high caffeine drinks & children's diets https://t.co/9OUolGMoIx

08/12/17

Team PE supporting the Rainbow Laces campaign #🌈 https://t.co/m4e1i2IYxg

08/12/17

Retweetd From Louise Martin

A fantastic day ahead discussing all things | fantastic to hear Rachel Cranwell from on her career journey https://t.co/LcEAGVaKie

08/12/17

South Norwood Christmas festivities have begun https://t.co/06819OYkyR

07/12/17

Our Squad is ready and raring to go! Wish them luck... https://t.co/YeZ5vZWuAQ

06/12/17

A brilliant day, thanks and for organising. Well done to the girls and to Samiya for winning the "Sportsmanship Award" #🏆 https://t.co/C6gChy3xWf

Harris Academies
All Academies in our Federation aim to transform the lives of the students they serve by bringing about rapid improvement in examination results, personal development and aspiration.

Health & Social Care (Vocational)

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Qualification- BTEC First Award in HSC

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Why study Health and Social Care?

  • Do you like helping people?
  • Do you like looking after or working with young children? 
  • Would you like a career in a Nursery, Hospital or Day Centre? Or a career in Social Work?

Then Health and Social Care is for you!

The course will equip you with the knowledge and skills needed to be successful in the 21st century Health and Social Care industry. Current issues affecting the industry such as effective communication, meeting individual’s holistic needs, respecting individual rights, cultural diversity and much more will be studied.

 

Topics/Course Outline

You will be completing the units below to make a total of 120 Guided Learning Hours ( GLH).

Core Units

  • Unit 1 - Human Lifespan Development  (30 GLH – Externally Assessed)
  • Unit 2 - Unit 2: Health and Social Care Values ( 30 GLH – Internally Assessed)

Optional Units

  • Unit 3 - Effective Communication in Health and Social Care (30 GLH- Internally Assessed)
  • Unit 4 - Equality and Diversity in Health and Social Care (30 GLH- Internally Assessed)

For more information see useful page links to download the full course content.

 

Assessment

The new BTEC Firsts in Health and Social Care contain 2 forms of assessments. 75%  of your  work is internally assessed and based on the coursework you have completed and the remaining 25% will be externally assessed in form of a written examination.

Internal Assessment which is a Teacher-led assessment based on the coursework you complete in class using the Assignment Brief given to you.

External Assessment which is where you take an hour long written exam on the CORE Unit 1 – Human Lifespan Development  and is marked by the exam board.

 

Required Skills/Attributes

To be successful on the course you will need to be able to demonstrate and develop these skills: 

Effective Communication

Dedication and Commitment

Personal organization

Time Management/meeting deadlines

Good Team Spirit

Independent Learning skills

 

Future pathways

Studying health and social care will  provide you with a solid foundation needed to work in the ever so popular health and social care industry. It will  immediately open you up to job opportunities within the industry such as nursery assistants, support workers, health assistants. You also have the opportunity to progress to a level 3 course which will be  useful  if you decide to follow  any of the careers below and many more. 

Nursing   Child Care   Counsellor   Social Workers Care Managers Education
Doctors   Psychologist   Translators   Nutritional Therapist Physiotherapist Paramedic

 

Useful page links

• BTEC Specification HSC  www.edexcel.com

• NHS careers  www.nhscareers.nhs.uk