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AS and A2 Level Food Technology at The Willink School

Course description

In the AS GCE candidates will complete two units G001 and G002:

G001 is examined in January of year 12 and G002 in May of year 12.

AS Unit G001: Society and Health

50% of the total AS GCE marks 1.5 h written paper 75 marks

Areas studied:

Demography, Family and Society, Key issues for Society, Environmental Issues, Social Issues

AS Unit G002: Resource Management

50% of the total AS GCE marks 1.5 h written paper 75 marks

Areas studied:

Resource, Food Provision, The Selection and Purchase of Food and Household Goods,

Food Preparation and Cooking Equipment, Food Safety and Hygiene

There is no coursework for this subject at AS.

For more details talk to your Food and Nutrition teacher or log on to www.ocr.org.uk and search H111.

A2 Unit G003: Home Economics (Food, Nutrition and Health) Investigative Study

25% of the total Advanced GCE marks Coursework 100 marks

Candidates select their own content and develop their own task

Unit G004: Nutrition and Food Production

25% of the total Advanced GCE marks 1.5 h written paper 75 marks

Areas studied:

Introduction to Nutrition, Nutrients and Energy, Groups with Nutritional and Dietary Needs, Properties of Food, Design/Development and Production of Food, Developments in the Food Industry.

Entry requirements

You will be expected to have met the general entry requirements for the sixth form. You will also need at least a grade C in English. You need not have studied Food and Nutrition before.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact The Willink School directly.

Last updated date: 01 September 2014

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1-2 Years

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