In Year 7 and 8 all students have one hour per week teaching time. We explore concepts/ideas such as community, how we decide a thing is true, justice, rules and then place them in a context/situation such as the life of Gandhi to see how the idea can be applied. Within Citizenship students look at the concepts of British Values, they understand the importance of them and how they can be followed and used within society.
An AQA GCSE Citizenship course is offered to Year 10 over 2 years. Looking at Life in Modern Britain, Rights and Responsibilities, Politics and Participation and take part in an Active Citizenship Campaign. Students will have two 1 hour 45minute exam papers to be able to demonstrate their understanding.
In Year 9, 10 and 11 students will be entering into the Cambridge National for Health and Social Care.
In Year 11 2022 – 2023 students will complete 3 different coursework based tasks in which they have to take part in a practical element within each unit. Students will be studying the 2 compulsory units which are R021 Essential values of care for use with individuals in care settings; this is the 25% exam based unit. The second unit is R022 Communicating and working with individuals, this is 25% portfolio based, R027 Creative activities and RO31 First Aid are the optional units to be studied.
In Year 9 and 10 students will be studying the new Cambridge National course. This involves 2 coursework based units and 1 exam unit. RO32 Principles of Care is the examination unit, RO33 Supporting individuals through life events and RO34 Creative Activities are the coursework based units.