Health & Social Care

(option subject at KS4)

Intent: The Big Ideas in Health and Social Care at Atherton High

  • To know how individuals grow and develop at different life stages and factors that can affect health and well- being.
  • To know the different health and social care services that are available, why people may use them and how to access them.
  • To interpret indicators that can be used to measure physiological health and lifestyle data in relation to risks posed to physical health.
  • Know how to design and make recommendations for a health and well-being improvement plan for self or others.
  • To evaluate the barriers of access to health and social care services to enable learners to understand inequalities and ways to promote the care values within employment.

Knowledge Organisers

Learning Journeys

From seeing the head teacher playing football with the children on the yard, to staff sitting with pupils at lunchtime, everyone works together and there’s a strong feeling of belonging to part of something bigger than just a school”

Mrs Doyle