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Health and Social

Year 10

A911 Controlled assessment (60% of GCSE)

Health, Social Care and Early Years Provision

  • The range of care needs of major client groups
  • The ways people can obtain services and the possible barriers that could prevent people from gaining access to services
  • The types of services that exist to meet client group needs and how they are organised
  • The principles of care that underpin all care work
  • The main work roles and skills of people who provide health, social care and early years services


Year 11

A912 exam (40% of GCSE) 1 hour

Understanding Personal Development and Relationships

  • The stages and pattern of human growth and development
  • The different factors that can affect human growth and development
  • The development of self-concept and different types of relationships
  • Major life changes and sources of support

How parents or other members of the public can find out more about the curriculum

Link to the specification:

 Health and Social Care: Single/Double Award - J406, J412 (from 2012)

*(We complete A911 and A912)

Useful websites for controlled assessment:

Courses available to pupils at KS4

  • GCSE health and social care (OCR)

16-19 qualifications offered

  • BTEC Level 3 Health and Social Care
  • BTEC Level 2 Children’s Play, Learning and Development
  • A Level psychology (AQA)
  • A Level sociology (OCR)