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City of Peterborough Academy

KS4 Health & Social Care

This is a vocationally-related qualification that takes an engaging, practical and inspiring approach to learning and assessment. The Cambridge Nationals in Health and Social Care will equip pupils with a sound, specialist knowledge along with skills for everyday use. The hands-on approach reflects the way in which pupils use new technology and will underpin a highly valid method of assessing their skills for the many progression routes available.


The OCR Level 1/2 Cambridge National Certificate in Health and Social Care consist of two mandatory units and two optional units.

The two mandatory units are below.  The two optional units are decided by the member of teaching staff.

R021: Essential
values of care for use with individuals in care settings
Written paper
OCR set and marked
1 hour – 60 marks (60 UMS)
Learners answer all questions

R022: Communicating and working with individuals in health, social care and early years settings
Centre assessed tasks
OCR moderated
Approx 10 hours – 60 marks (60 UMS)

Health & Social Care Staff

Teacher of Health & Social Care and Child Care                           Mrs N Konovalova  

 Teacher of Health and Social Care             Mrs L D'Santos

andChild Care