An exceptional educational experience for all

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Learning at BVGA

Health and Social Care and Child Care

“Free the child’s potential, and you will transform them into the world.”

Maria Montessori

Educate and equip the women of tomorrow.


Health and Social Care & Child Care Intent

The aim of our curriculum is to provide an exceptional educational and vocational experience to enable all our learners to achieve their full potential. It will offer an opportunity to broaden their horizons through access of a diverse range of concepts, challenging environments, and with a range of individuals. It generates ambition, cohesion, inclusivity, and intrigue, as well as building positive relationships and developing confident communicators.

Confident Learners

Confident Communicators

Confident Future Citizens

To create confident learners, the Health and social care and child care curriculum is:

  • Ambitious and challenging  
  • Designed so all can achieve. 
  • Collaboratively planned and carefully sequenced.  
  • Resourced with high quality materials. 
  • Diverse and inclusive  
  • Enables independent learning

To create confident communicators, the Health and social care and child care curriculum:

  • Promotes and models effective and professional communication. 
  • Encourages all students to have a voice, to share ideas and to have opinions. 
  • Shows students how to listen carefully and sensitively and how to build caring relationships. 

To create confident future citizens, the Health and social and child care curriculum:

  • Provides a pathway to success for all. 
  • Creates character. 
  • Fosters ambition and aspiration.  
  •  Builds cultural capital and global awareness.  
  • Prepares students for life in modern Britain through a vocational perspective

The Health and social care and child care curriculum provides opportunities for all to:

  • Be responsible and independent on order to take ownership.  
  • Explore ideas in greater depth.  
  • Learn beyond the classroom. 
  • Experience work based learning
  • Build teamwork and collaborative learning

The Health and social care and child care curriculum provides opportunities for all to:

  • Have a voice and be heard. 
  • Present, debate and discuss, formally and informally. 
  • Explore new ideas and different perspectives.  
  • Listen to, respect, and appreciate, the views of others
  • Develop presentation skills.

The Health and social care and child care curriculum provides opportunities for all to:

  • Develop leadership skills. 
  • Have enriching and life changing experiences beyond the classroom.   
  • Be challenged and try new things.  
  • Learn about further education and work.
  • Develop an understanding of diversity through the subject perspective.

The Key Concepts running through  Health and social care  and Child Care

  • Health, social care and early years settings, care workers and service users.
  • Development of individuals through life stages and the impact of change.
  • Building and developing communication and relationships.
  • Diversity, equality & inclusion.
  • Legislation to support settings, care workers and service users.
  • Care values within the sectors.
  • Individual rights of service users.
  • Caring for individuals and professional practice.
  • Work based learning.
  • Personal qualities within the sectors and transferable skills.
  • Health & Safety.