March 2016 Health and Social Care update

Tue Mar 15 12:00:00 UTC 2016

Hello and welcome to the March 2016 edition of the Health and Social Care subject update.

In this edition you'll find: KS4 Performance Tables for 2018, key exam dates, Assessors and IV forum dates and September start Level 3 new resources.

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KS4 Performance Tables for 2018 January release

The following qualifications are included in the 2018 KS4 Performance Tables for 2018:

  • Level 3 Advanced Subsidiary GCE in Health and Social Care
  • Level 3 Advanced Subsidiary GCE in Health and Social Care (Double Award)
  • Level 1/Level 2 GCSE in Health and Social Care (Double Award)
  • Level 1/Level 2 GCSE in Health and Social Care
  • Level 1 Certificate in Health and Social Care (QCF)
  • Level 1/Level 2 First Award in Health and Social Care.

Find out more about these and other qualifications for 2018

Key dates

Reminder of exam dates for June both A-Level and GCSE.

A level in Health and Social Care – Exam timetable

Unit title Unit code Date AM/PM
Human Growth and Development 6938 18 May 2016 AM
Social Aspects and Lifestyle Choices 6941 25 May 2016 AM
Meeting Individual Needs 6944 08 June 2016 AM
Understanding Human Behaviour 6949 15 June 2016 PM


GCSE in Health and Social Care – Exam timetable
 

Unit title Unit code Date AM/PM
Understanding Personal Development and Relationships 5HS01 17 June 2016 PM
Health, Social Care and Early Years in Practice 5HS04 22 June 2016 PM


Health and Social Care forums

There will be three Health and Social Care forums for Assessors and Internal Verifiers wanting to deliver diplomas and apprenticeships for Work Based Learning qualifications (not BTECs). These are taking place across the country.

Location Date Time

Manchester

11 April 2016 10.30 a.m. to 3.30 p.m.
London 13 April 2016 10.30 a.m. to 3.30 p.m.
Birmingham 14 April 2016 10.30 a.m. to 3.30 p.m.

Book your place

September 2016 NQF resources update

We now have new updated resources for the September start new Level 3 qualifications in Health and Social Care, including:

  • delivery guidance
  • sample assessments
  • authorised assignment briefs.

More of these are due to be added soon.

View the BTEC Nationals Health and Social Care (2016) resources

As always, if you have any questions, queries or comments, please do let me know at: teachinghealthandsocialcare@pearson.com.

Best wishes,

Rachel 

Esther Trehearn, Health and Social Care subject advisor
Esther TrehearnHealth and Social Care
UK: 020 7010 2163
Intl: +44 (0)20 7010 2163
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