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Park Hall Academy

Park Hall Academy

Water Orton Road, Castle Bromwich, Birmingham. B36 9HF

Telephone:0121 748 0400

Fax:0121 748 0414

Contact:Mr Cox

Social Sciences

Head of Department - Miss Bartlett

Social Sciences includes the following Key Stage 4 options Health and Social Care, Child Development, Citizenship and Sociology. 

BTEC Health and Social Care 

Year 10  

Assessment Cycle Content Covered
1 Component 1 – Human Lifespan Development, The Life Stages
2 Component 1 – Human Lifespan Development, Life Events
3

Component 1 – Human Lifespan Development, Sources of Support

Component 3 – Health and Wellbeing

4 Component 3 – Health and Wellbeing, Factors

Year 11 

Assessment Cycle Content Covered
1 Component 3 – Health and Wellbeing, Health Indicators
2 Component 2 – Health and Social Care Services, Types of Services
3 Component 2 – Health and Social Care Services, Demonstrating the Care Value 

BTEC Child Development 

Year 10 

Assessment Cycle Content Covered
1 Component 1 – Children’s Growth and Development, Development Milestones
2 Component 1 – Children’s Growth and Development, Factors affecting Growth and Development
3

Component 1 – Children’s Growth and Development, Factors affecting Growth and Development

Component 3 – Supporting Children to Play, Learn and Develop, Circumstances

4 Component 3 – Supporting Children to Play, Learn and Develop, Individual Circumstances

Year 11 

Assessment Cycle Content Covered
1 Component 3 – Supporting Children to Play, Learn and Develop, Health and Safety, Role of the Adult
2 Component 2 – Learning through Play, Stages of Play
3 Component 2 – Learning through Play, Planning Play 

GCSE Sociology (AQA) 

Year 10 

Assessment Cycle Content Covered
1 Sociological Perspectives and Processes
2 Research Methods in Sociology
3 The Family
4 Education

Year 11 

Assessment Cycle Content Covered
1 Crime and Deviance
2 Social Stratification
3 Revision

GCSE Citizenship (AQA) 

Year 10
 

Assessment Cycle Content Covered
1 Life in Modern Britain – Principles of British Values and Identity
2 Life in Modern Britain – The Media and International Organisations
3 Rights and Responsibilities – The Law, Legal Executives
4 Rights and Responsibilities – The Judiciary, Employment Citizenship Action

Year 11 

Assessment Cycle Content Covered
1 Politics and Participation – Political Power in the UK, Government
2

Politics and Participation – Where Power Resides

Citizenship Action

3 Revision

Specialities and Awards