OCR Cambridge Level 1/2 Certificate in Health and Social Care
The only external exam for Health and Social care is RO21 Essential Values of Care for use with individuals in Care settings. This exam is taken in January of Year 11.
The RO21 exam is one hour in length and focuses on four key learning objectives
Students who do not achieve expected grade levels and students who wish to improve their result can retake the exam on Thursday 16th June. Both exam results can then be used to generate a UMS score which contributes to the final award.
Changes for 2022
Cambridge Nationals - Health and Social Care Level 1/2 Award/Certificate - J801, J811 - OCR
STUDENTS RETAKING THE RO21 EXAM ON THE 16TH JUNE WILL BE OFFERED FIVE SUPPORT SESSIONS, THREE DURING THE MAY HALF TERM, ONE IN THE WEEK OF 6TH JUNE AND ONE IN THE WEEK OF 13TH JUNE. THESE REVISION SESSIONS WILL BE ONE HOUR IN LENGTH AND WITHIN A SMALL GROUP OR ONE TO ONE.
In addition to the external exam, students studying for this qualification are required to complete one other core module RO22 Communication and one other optional unit RO29 Nutrition and Health.
Special arrangements for our students in year 11 mean that one unit, RO27 Creative activities in the primary school, will be dropped due to lost learning as a result of Covid-19.
11B and 11 C are scheduled to complete their RO29 coursework by Friday 13th May.
If students are behind with coursework intervention is available every Wednesday evening 3.30-5pm in 419.
Under special arrangements students can, if necessary, complete coursework at home for the 2021-22 academic year.