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- Departments   -   Home Economics

Members of Department

Mrs N. Muldoon

Mrs C. Gallagher

Mrs P. Lyons

Key Stage 3

All students in KS3 will have two periods of Home Economics each week.

home keys

Year 8

Topics Studied:

  • Kitchen & Food safety

  • Eatwell Guide

  • Equipment

  • Breakfast

  • Family life

Year 9

Topics Studied:

  • 5 A day

  • Dietary fibre

  • Labelling

  • Sugar

  • Bump to Baby

  • Advertising

  • Consumerism

Year 10

Topics Studied:

  • Diet and adolescence

  • CHD (Coronary heart disease)

  • Organic food

  • Positive parenting

Key Stage 4

CCEA Exam Board

Two distinct components: - Diet and Health & Consumer awareness

 

Two controlled assessment tasks worth = 60%  

One written exam = 40%

Key Stage 5

A-Level Nutritional Food Science (CCEA)

  • AS1: Principals of Nutrition

  • AS2: Diet, Lifestyle & Health

 

  • A2 1: Option 1: Food Security & Sustainability or Option 2: Food Safety & Quality

  • A2 2: Research Project