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Food Technology A Level at Lady Lumley's School

Course description

The course is concerned with the knowledge and understanding of food. These are applied in order to generate solutions to practical problems that arise in everyday life and in industrial and commercial contexts. Designing and making processes are carried out which satisfy a brief and which develop and enrich the skills of the students.

Course content

There are 4 coursework units


Unit 1 2 hr written paper

Unit 2 Coursework A single design and make project


Unit 3 2 hr written exam synoptic paper

Unit 4 Coursework Written design and make folder

Entry requirements

This course is suitable for students who have achieved grade ā€˜Cā€™ or above in a GCSE Design and Technology based subject. The love of cooking, together with an interest in learning about nutrition are essential requirements.


The course will be assessed through coursework and examinations

Future opportunities

After completing the course students could opt for a career in teaching, hospitality or food sciences Food Technology is a fully recognised qualification for University entry and there are a growing number of new degree courses which focus upon food.

Further information

Be prepared to learn independently, be creative and innovative as a result of practical problem solving. In addition you will be able to use ICT to enhance D and T communication skills

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Lady Lumley's School directly.

Last updated date: 22 November 2016
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