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Home Economics AS level at Malmesbury School

Course description

This specification allows candidates to develop an understanding of issues relating to society and health, resource management, nutrition and food production. There is a considerable emphasis on the practical aspects of home economics.

Course content

Society and Health Paper 1
Candidates gain an understanding of demography, family and society, environmental and social issues and health.

Resource Management Paper 2
Candidates acquire a thorough knowledge of resources, food provision, selection and purchase of food and household goods, food preparation and cooking equipment, food safety and hygiene.


The assessment at AS is via a 1½ hr externally marked paper for each unit.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 07 September 2016

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 year