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20/09/17

Thank you to our Y11 Parents and Carers who attended tonight's information evening. Your support is much appreciated.

15/09/17

Retweeted From Jon Chaloner

Great to have visited & have 1st Strategy meeting for !

14/09/17

Lovely to welcome so many prospective parents and students to our Open Evening. We hope you enjoyed your visit! https://t.co/UmObZpDvhQ

14/09/17

The hall is all set for Open Evening 2017! https://t.co/SKa3peIVUA

14/09/17

Looking forward to our Open Evening today. Presentations at 5:45pm and 6:45pm. https://t.co/kr54HJS68A

13/09/17

We are looking forward to hosting prospective parents/carers at our Open Evening tomorrow night. HT presentations at 5:45pm and 6:45pm.

12/09/17

Retweeted From de Stafford PE

Great effort from the boys U15 rugby team, who narrowly lost 43-33 in a thriller against 🏉 https://t.co/j60DxrAF7M

08/09/17

Retweeted From de Stafford PE

Extra-Curricular Clubs start on Monday ! Improve your skills, make new friends & have fun! 💪🏻 https://t.co/4LatIrYK7O

08/09/17

Fantastic input from students helping to assess the quality of our catering bids. https://t.co/Dpffv6IHNP

06/09/17

Thank you to our Y9 parents/carers for attending tonight's information evening. As ever, your support is much valued and appreciated.

25/08/17

...and after. The less than welcoming blue fence has gone! https://t.co/G4OZV7uHHR

25/08/17

Before.... https://t.co/GkEyWH36Mp

24/08/17

Thank you to staff, parents/careers and governors for their support in ensuring y11 students achieved so well this year.

24/08/17

Congratulations to our Head Boy and Head Girl on achieving a fantastic set of GCSE results https://t.co/ogHOTK3s7L

24/08/17

Congratulations to our Y11 students who achieved so well in their GCSE exams. Excellent grades but more importantly fantastic young people!

21/07/17

Wishing all members of the school community a safe, happy and restful summer break. See you in September!

19/07/17

Retweeted From de Stafford PE

We've just achieved a Silver ! Thank you to staff, students & coaches for supporting School Games https://t.co/G4TRBERBzS

19/07/17

Lovely to welcome so many parents/carers to our Y9 celebration assembly this morning. Thank you for your support.

18/07/17

Great work from the Student Review Team today who shared their ideas on school improvement with Mr Garner. https://t.co/GTz9vEI8O7

18/07/17

Great feedback given to Mr Garner by the Student Review Team today. https://t.co/Y5MDWyflQz

Health and Social Care

Head of Department: Mrs G Callanan
email: geraldine.callanan@destafford.org.uk  

GCSE Health and Social Care provide students’ with a range of knowledge in personal development & relationships and health & social care provision within a range of contexts. There is a choice to study a single or double award to appeal to a wider range of students. Portfolio work counts for 60% of marks, motivating students of all abilities by enabling them to focus on project work relevant to their own interests.

Year 10

Unit 1 Title: Understanding Personal Development and Relationships; this unit covers the following four topics:

Human growth and development

Factors affecting human growth and development

Effects of relationships on personal growth and development

The effect of life events on personal development

Overview of assessment

This unit is assessed This unit is assessed through a 1 hour and 15 minute written examination paper which has a total of 70 marks.

The paper consists of 15 multiple choice questions and a series of questions based on case studies and short scenarios

Year 11

Unit 2 Title: Exploring Health, Social Care and Early Years Provision; this unit contains the following five topics:

The range of care needs of major client groups

How health care, social care and early years services are accessed and the barriers to access

How health, social care and early years services are provided

Workers in health, social care and early years

Care values which underpin service provider interaction.

Overview of assessment

This unit is internally assessed through an Edexcel-set task to be completed under controlled conditions. It will be internally assessed and externally moderated and is marked out of 50.