Northfield 068

Health & Social Care


Key Stage



9, 10, 11


Health and Social Care is an option which students can select from Year 9.  It will nurture every student through their journey to develop their resilience, expression and independence, growing into well-rounded individuals to succeed in today’s diverse society. Complimenting other subjects and the wider school, students will experience and study a vast range of Health and Social Care topic areas, requiring them to demonstrate maturity and respect for others.


Students will become confident and fully prepared to:

  • manage their emotions for the many challenges and opportunities they face in managing people’s health and well-being
  •  prepare them for life and inspiring them to work in Modern Britain
  • gain key competencies in the areas of research, essay writing and exam technique which will support them in further study and into their professional lives

Health & Social Care: Critical Knowledge and Skills