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NE12 Sixth Form

Health Science

Staff Members
Mr Alex Ingham (AJI) Curriculum Leader - Food, Health and Social Care
Mrs Eleanor Little (ELL) Curriculum Leader - Health Education
Mrs Catherine Patrick (CSP) Curriculum Leader - Health Education
Mrs Anne Hayes (EAH) Teacher - Food and Health Education
Mrs Alix Henderson (AMH) Teacher - Food and Health Education (part time)
Ms June Davidson (JDA) Health Science Technician

Curriculum Intent

Key Stage 3 Food

Learners will independently develop creative, technical and safe practical expertise in order to perform everyday food preparation and cooking techniques, which will allow them to feed themselves affordably and well, now and in later life with a nutritious and balanced diet.  There will also be opportunities for learners to explore possible career pathways in this sector.

Key Stage 4 Hospitality and Catering

The Hospitality and Catering Curriculum is designed to support learner’s progression into further study or prepare for future employment. Learners will explore a variety of careers and settings from the Hospitality and Catering industry.  Learners will understand and apply the principles of nutrition and health to plan menus and recipes, and to create and present dishes in order to meet customer requirements.  Learners will understand the characteristics of ingredients and be able to use the most appropriate cooking methods and techniques in order to meet a brief, whilst taking into consideration and adhering to current health and safety legislation.

Key Stage 4 Health and Social Care

The Health and Social Care Curriculum is designed to support learners progression into further study or prepare for future employment in Health Social Care or the Early years child care sector.

Health Education

Intent – What is the intent of the Health Education Curriculum?

To provide a curriculum in line with the new statutory guidance 2020 in which students have the knowledge, understanding, skills and attributes to be happy, healthy and safe in school now and for the future.

To learn how to value individual differences, encourage them to succeed in everything they do and help them to become caring, confident and responsible young people.  This is in line with our school mission statement “We provide the best possible educational experience for all”

To create a safe, positive and stimulating environment for learning by developing an atmosphere of tolerance, trust and respect.

To provide opportunities for students to practice what they know through a variety of teaching strategies to deepen their understanding.

To develop the skills and attributes to be a good British Citizen understanding how to respect each other and not to show prejudice or discrimination.

To develop knowledge and understanding of all aspects of mental health and emotional wellbeing as well as physical health such as diet, exercise and first aid.

Health Science Scheme of Work

Key Stage 3 - Food

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Key Stage 3 and 4 - Health Education

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Key Stage 4 - Health & Social Care

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Key Stage 4 - Hospitality and Catering

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