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03/12/22

Very proud of The ESJ ‘Our Planet’ Christmas Tree entry. Number 50 at the wonderful Tree Festival. Get along there if you can. So much going on & great community atmosphere https://t.co/QJ8W4BBidH

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03/12/22

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More archery!🏹 https://t.co/Hjxm60TEzv

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03/12/22

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Followed by some archery!🏹 https://t.co/zuJRBX4CjT

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03/12/22

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Boxing was a firm favourite!🥊 https://t.co/ivuagbuOwD

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03/12/22

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Hockey and trampolining were first on the agenda 🏑🤸🏼 https://t.co/lPfCkplGEX

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Some of our students have had a great time today at the KS3 All-in Multi-skills event! See the 🧵 below for photos of all the action!😁 https://t.co/w7Ab1rr5nN

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03/12/22

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Adam Smith

Some outstanding HW projects from 9 Hurley. I am so impressed by the talented students in my awesome form. https://t.co/Pw7TVKB41D

01/12/22

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Ms Horner

Thank you so much to our wonderful Chair of Governors, Mary, for your really beautiful, inspiring and heartfelt speech 💚

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Donna Horncastle

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30/11/22

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mary burges

It was my absolute pleasure - it was a joyful evening! We have the most wonderful young people going through our school. I can’t wait to see what the future holds for them all 😊

30/11/22

A wonderful celebration of the achievements of Year 11 and 13- class of 2022- at this evening's A-Level and GCSE Awards Ceremony. We are so proud of you all. 💚

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30/11/22

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As we move into the World Cup Knockout phase form groups have been supporting their teams through the tournament! Who will win? ⚽️ https://t.co/FcKZNjxtb8

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30/11/22

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House 🏠standings so far this term. Barker 🔵leading the way. https://t.co/9G6MHz8th8

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30/11/22

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Well done Year 7s for their win in one of their Group Stage games in the Essex Cup!🤩 Every single one of the girls smashed it today!💪🏼 https://t.co/ZTCOrRus7d

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30/11/22

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aloma barker

So, this just happened 🤩 GCSE English Language Progress Award and The Brunel Award for Achievement in Engineering. You are absolutely AMAZING Phillip! Thank you he couldn’t have done it without your support https://t.co/RHdnAGhzD9

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29/11/22

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Ms F Clarke

It's official, we've been certified by for all our hard work on diversity and for promoting their values. Only a handful of UK schools have been granted this accreditation. Thank you to all staff, and for making this happen! 👏🏼 https://t.co/pV72bepX62

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26/11/22

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Don’t forget to raid your cupboards in the morning for our food collection for ! Please bring long life food and toiletries donations to our Academy sessions at tomorrow between 9am and 12pm. Thank you for your support 🙏 https://t.co/FlGEYxNi0M

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24/11/22

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Well done to our year 7s for playing in their first netball this year! Playing in the Essex Cup, they fought well to the very end💪🏼 https://t.co/SKvCtPR36P

22/11/22

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victoria sear

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Health and Social Care BTEC

What is Health and Social Care all about?

The course gives a broad overview of the Health and Care sector covering all age groups from birth to caring for the elderly.

The course is the equivalent of 1,2 or 3 A levels depending on the number of optional units taken. Work experience in various settings will be provided.

Course Content

The course will be offered as a 1, 2 or 3 A level equivalent—Extended Certificate, Diploma or Extended diploma. More units will be taken for the larger courses.

First Year Course Content

Unit 1—Human Lifespan Development

This compulsory unit will develop your knowledge and understanding of patterns of human growth and development. Physical, intellectual, emotional and social development are studied in all age groups. The course also covers theories and models to interpret behaviour throughout the lifespan of a person.

Unit 2—Working in Health and Social Care

This compulsory unit will help you understand what it is like to work in the health and social care sector. You will look at the roles and responsibilities within the   sector such as midwives, social workers, care workers and doctors. People with specific needs such as learning disabilities are also studied.

Second Year Course Content

Unit 5 - Meeting Individual Care and Support Needs

This course is about being able to provide the correct care for a person when and where it is needed.  It looks at how agencies must work together to produce the best care and also the need for preventing discrimination. The skills and personal qualities of the care giver are also examined.

Optional units— examples include:-

  • Sociological perspectives
  • Psychological perspectives
  • Work Experience in the Health and Social Sector
  • Supporting Individuals with Additional Needs
  • Promoting Public Health
  • Working with dementia patients

Assessment Criteria

Units 1 and 2 are assessed by written examinations.

Unit 5 and any optional units taken are examined by assessed coursework.

Students can achieve a pass, merit or distintion grade.

Future careers linked to this subject:

  • Midwife/nurse/health visitor
  • Early years teacher
  • Occupational therapist/physiotherapist
  • Social worker
  • Paramedic

Entry Requirements

Grade 5 in English, Maths and Science

Examination Board

BTEC Level 3 Examination in Health and Social Care

Teacher to Contact:

Mrs S Marshall

 

 

 

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