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15/12/17

News: Pupils will finish at 1:35 on Wednesday 20th December for the Christmas holidays 🎄

14/12/17

It’s our amazing breakfast reading morning tomorrow from 7:30am. Come and read and have a free breakfast on us 📖🍳🥓 https://t.co/NCdjTnYIl1

14/12/17

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Another day, another show! Today Y2 are watching perform Bugsy Malone https://t.co/iyzWY6YshB

14/12/17

Enjoy 😊

14/12/17

Retweetd From Kim Jade

Enroute to CERN with our a-level physics students. Far too excited

23/11/17

Just a reminder for tonight 😊

23/11/17

A really informative day so far- brilliant to see 👍🏻 https://t.co/poQy6n5STS

23/11/17

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In with team for for Yr12 https://t.co/lZdES7pIVl

23/11/17

Retweetd From NELFT ScHS Thurrock

Student drop-ins at lunch time today: and both with . If you can't attend you can still speak to us via https://t.co/fvoQpHDJvD

22/11/17

Retweetd From Luis Amador

HACH’s finest... a pretty good teachmeet. https://t.co/TTMcJ6klJX

22/11/17

You are all welcome to our sixth form opening evening tomorrow night, starting at 6pm until 8 👍🏻😁

22/11/17

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What an amazing turnout and presentations https://t.co/GICV2I6j93

21/11/17

Retweetd From HACH Geography

A blustery day at Mersea today - well done year 11 for getting stuck in with some ‘proper geography’ in preparation for the mocks https://t.co/kjeBZe5DJl

21/11/17

We hope you all had a brilliant day at the kids lit quiz 2017- keep reading 😁 https://t.co/Vgs6r7E8TG

21/11/17

Wow what an amazing day at the Kids Lit Quiz today. Fantastic effort to all involved 👌🏻📚👍🏻😁 https://t.co/suZDkKrCwS

20/11/17

Just a reminder we have our sixth form open evening this Thursday evening from 6pm- All welcome 😁

12/11/17

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and Michelle Harrison https://t.co/wsQ01XT1FF

09/11/17

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How about a retweet to raise awareness of our twitter account?

20/10/17

Happy half term everyone 👍🏻 see you all back on Monday 6th November

20/10/17

Retweetd From HACH PE DEPT

Year 7 5-a-side borough champions!!! Mr Bridges https://t.co/Bn0t47Dy1i

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