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12/10/17

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Student drop-ins at lunch time today at and 🗣️👂

06/10/17

Just a reminder no pupils are to attend school on Monday- Inset Day

06/10/17

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Our year 7s loved their map skills lesson today 👍🏻🌍 https://t.co/iasXKSg8I4

05/10/17

We are ready for our futures evening ✅ https://t.co/uPLFPiFyri

05/10/17

Futures evening tonight for our year 11s 📚 5:30 until 8:30 👍🏻

05/10/17

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Looking forward to attending the Careers Fair at 6.30-8.30pm. Come & see what Palmer's can offer you!

05/10/17

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Meeting young people at and tonight talking about careers in creative industries!

04/10/17

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The crews return.... https://t.co/fZ4slcpt7k

04/10/17

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achievers day winners with the ultimate prize of rowing Gloriana, The Queen’s Row Barge congratulations! https://t.co/oJbQO0EIHe

04/10/17

Careers event for our year 10s today 👍🏻 https://t.co/zNZBcISb2a

03/10/17

Just a reminder we have an inset day on Monday 9th October https://t.co/3dPrgQIfpl

29/09/17

Retweetd From Danielle Ledingham

Year 9s beginning their journey & today listening to Nikki King talking about women in business https://t.co/NLqktNGWH8

28/09/17

Hope you enjoyed it 👍🏻

28/09/17

Retweetd From Michael Raisbury

We loved visiting your wonderful school tonight

28/09/17

What an amazing place this is 😍👍🏻 https://t.co/GuaS1bG4xu

28/09/17

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28/09/17

Some odd things going on in science tonight https://t.co/TStVSA3uqz

28/09/17

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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.

BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Health and Social Care

Edexcel BTEC Level 3 in Health and Social Care

Entry Requirements

An average Attainment 8 score of 4 as well as a Grade 5 in English Language or Literature.

The Course

The BTEC qualifications in this specification have been developed in the health and social care sector to:

  • give you the opportunity to enter employment in the health and social care sector or to progress to vocational qualifications such as the Edexcel BTEC Higher Nationals in Health and Social Care
  • give you the opportunity to develop a range of skills and techniques, personal skills and attributes essential for successful performance in working life.
  • give you a broad knowledge of the health and social care sector, using a variety of teaching and learning methods including external work experience.

The course is worth 180 credits which is the equivalent of 3 A levels.

The course consists of 13 units, of which 8 are mandatory and 4 are externally assessed.  The mandatory content is 72% and external assessment is 42%.

The mandatory units are:

  • Unit 1 - Human lifespan development
  • Unit 2 - Working in Health and Social Care
  • Unit 4 - Anatomy and Physiology for Health and Social Care
  • Unit 5 - Enquiries into Current Research in Health and Social Care
  • Unit 6 - Meeting Individual Care and Support Needs
  • Unit 7 - Work Experience in Health and Social Care
  • Unit 12 - Principles of Safe Practice in Health and Social Care
  • Unit 13 - Promoting Public Health

You will also benefit from gaining work experience in a variety of Health and Social Care sectors. These opportunities will aid your career choices and potentially attract you into the sectors.

How will you be assessed.?

During the course you will complete different types of assignment which are internally assessed and then verified externally.  There will also be 3 examinations and one set task, all marked externally.

Exam board: Edexcel