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Design Technology: Health and Social Care

Curriculum Area: Health and Social Care Level 2
Curriculum Leader: Mr P Radburn

Year 12 BTEC | Year 12 AS | Year 13 | Year 13 A2

Year 12 Level 2 BTEC

Unit 11: Impact of Diet on Health

In this unit of work you will gain knowledge and understanding of diets and their impact on health. You will be able to explore the importance of a balanced diet, the effects of diet on health, the dietary needs of individuals and food safety and hygiene.

As part of our commitment to our Health and Social Care students a 6 week work placement is also provided for you in two different care settings. Whilst on these placements you will gain an insight into the work carried out in these settings and this will help you with your coursework.

Term 1

Unit 1:

Pupils will complete a number of projects that are designed to display their knowledge and understanding of the topics mentioned above. These projects consist of report writing, information leaflets for care settings and the making of training DVD’s for health care professionals.

Assessment – All classes will have Focused Marked Tasks which assess their ability in the subject. Witness statements will be used to aid their project work and pupils will receive regular feedback on their work and time will be given for grades to be improved. This course in 100% coursework based.

Unit 11: Impact of Diet on Health

You will learn about:

Assessment:

You will be assessed based on grading criteria set by the exam board and you will have the opportunity to achieve Pass, Merit or Distinction Grades. You will be given the opportunity to achieve these grades through a series of assignment briefs.

Term 2

Units 2 and 6:

Pupils will complete a number of projects that are designed to display their knowledge and understanding of the topics mentioned above. These projects consist of creating a magazine, posters on diversity for care settings and the making of information power points for health care professionals.

Assessment – All classes will have Focused Marked Tasks which assess their ability in the subject. Witness statements will be used to aid their project work and pupils will receive regular feedback on their work and time will be given for grades to be improved. This course in 100% coursework based.

Unit 11:

You will learn about:

You will also have the opportunity to cook some of your planned meals and evaluate the results.

Assessment:
You will be assessed based on grading criteria set by the exam board and you will have the opportunity to achieve Pass, Merit or Distinction Grades. You will be given the opportunity to achieve these grades through a series of assignment briefs.

Term 3

Unit 8:

Pupils will complete a number of projects that are designed to display their knowledge and understanding of the topics mentioned above. These projects consist of creating an information comic strip, posters for use in care settings and the making of information power points for health care professionals.

Assessment – All classes will have Focused Marked Tasks which assess their ability in the subject. Witness statements will be used to aid their project work and pupils will receive regular feedback on their work and time will be given for grades to be improved. This course in 100% coursework based.

Unit 11:

You will learn about:

You will have the opportunity to visit a health and social care setting to carry out research into food safety and hygiene.

Assessment:
You will be assessed based on grading criteria set by the exam board and you will have the opportunity to achieve Pass, Merit or Distinction Grades. You will be given the opportunity to achieve these grades through a series of assignment briefs.

Year 12 AS

Unit 1:

Please refer to the information below for details of the course content for this school year. This unit of work is a compulsory unit and you need to produce a report based portfolio of work.

It introduces you to the communication skills used in Health and Social Care, children and young people and community justice sectors. It also introduces some of the factors which are required for good quality of life and some of the skills and techniques practitioners can use in order to treat people well.

As part of our commitment to our Health and Social Care students a 6 week work placement is also provided for you in two different care settings.

Whilst on these placements you will gain an insight into the work carried out as well as observing and practising effective caring and communication skills for yourself.

Term 1

You will learn about:

Assessment

You will be assessed on your understanding of all of the above topics by a variety of teacher set tasks which will help you to gain the underpinning knowledge to apply to your portfolio. All work produced will be assessed against the exam board grading criteria.

Term 2

The focus of this term is about building your portfolio to demonstrate your understanding and application of the above topic areas.

You will:

Assessment

All work will be assessed grading criteria AO1 (knowledge, understanding and skills) and AO2 (application) and AO3 (research and analysis)

Term 3

The focus of this term is about building your portfolio to demonstrate your understanding and application of the above topic areas:

Assessment
All work will be assessed grading criteria AO3 (research and analysis) and AO4 (Evaluation)

Unit 2:

Please refer to the information below for details of the course content for this school year. You will also find information in each section relating to the assessments that will take place during each term. Please contact me at school if you require additional information.

Term 1

Pupils will undergo a number of projects that are designed to aid revision and develop their knowledge and understanding of the topics mentioned above. These projects consist of information leaflets and the making of training presentations for health care professionals.

Assessment – All classes will have regular assessments and mock examinations which assess their ability in the subject. Regular feedback on their work and progress will be given. This unit consists of a 1 and a half hour examination.

Term 2

Pupils will undergo a number of projects that are designed to aid revision and develop their knowledge and understanding of the topics mentioned above. These projects consist of information leaflets and the making of training presentations for health care professionals.

Assessment – All classes will have regular assessments and mock examinations which assess their ability in the subject. Regular feedback on their work and progress will be given. This unit consists of a 1 and a half hour examination.

Term 3

Pupils will undergo a number of projects that are designed to aid revision and develop their knowledge and understanding of the topics mentioned above. These projects consist of information leaflets and the making of training presentations for health care professionals.

Assessment – All classes will have regular assessments and mock examinations which assess their ability in the subject. Regular feedback on their work and progress will be given. This unit consists of a 1 and a half hour examination.

Year 13

Unit 11:

Please refer to the information below for details of the course content for this school year. You will also find information in each section relating to the assessments that will take place during each term. Please contact me at school if you require additional information.

Term 1

During this term you will learn about the job roles in the Health & Social Care Sector. You will identify two different job roles to study in depth. You will then find out about the two job roles. You will look at the Sectors that they work in, the main duties and skills needed for the job, the qualifications and career progression, pay, pensions, public approval, holidays and hours worked. You will present this information in two reports and work will be given a grade in line with A level mark bands.

You will also prepare to interview a person from one of your chosen job roles. You will need to arrange a time and place to interview the person, and design interview questions. You will carry out the interview using ethical precautions.

Term 2

You will write a report based on information you found out from the interview.
You will then write a report on your own aptitudes and provide evidence to back up the skills and qualifications that you have e.g. GCSE certificates.

The final section of your report is a comparison of the two job roles using the headings from section A where you found details about the job roles. You then need to discuss your suitability for each of your chosen job roles. You will need to say if you are suitable and back up your statements with evidence.

Term 3

In the final term you will gather your appendices information and check it is correct. You will then have time to review your report and make changes to improve the final grade.

Unit 16:

Please refer to the information below for information about the course content. This is an ‘optional’ unit of work and you need to produce a report based portfolio.

This unit of work introduces you to the content, practice and theory of early years education. It also gives you the opportunity to plan two early years learning lessons.

As part of our commitment to all year 13 Health and Social Care students we arrange for you to spend time observing Early Years practice and carry out your planned lessons in an Early Years setting. This enables you to experience ‘first hand’ the Early Years Curriculum and work with qualified specialists.

Term 1

You will learn about:

Assessment:

You will be assessed on your understanding of all of the above topics by a variety of teacher set tasks which will help you gain an underpinning knowledge to apply to your portfolio. All work produced will be assessed against the exam board grading criteria.

Term 2

The focus of this term is about building your portfolio to demonstrate your understanding and application of the above topic areas.

You will:

You will visit an early years setting in this term to carry out research and teach your planned lesson activities.

Assessment:
All work will be assessed against grading criteria AO1 (knowledge and understanding of topics, strategies and techniques, AO2 (application of skills), AO3(Research and analysis).

Term 3

The focus of this term is about building your portfolio to demonstrate your understanding of topics covered in term 1 and your planned activities in term 2. You will have lots of individual tutorials were you are able to get support and advice on how to develop and improve :

Assessment:

All work will be assessed against grading criteria AO1 (knowledge and understanding of topics, strategies and techniques, Ao2 (application of skills, AO3 (research and analysis), AO4 (Evaluation).