Why study this subject?
This is an optional subject at Key Stage 4 and is a practical, work-related course.
The skills learnt will enable you to move onto further education, training or employment in many health and social care related professions including childcare, social work, midwifery, working with individuals with disabilities and many more. It teaches a wide range of transferable skills such as research experience, debating and communication skills.
What will I learn?
You will explore how individuals develop physically, emotionally, socially, and intellectually over time. Furthermore, you will learn which health and social care services are available and discover why people might need to them. Finally, you will complete a study on an individual and create a health and wellbeing improvement plan for that person.