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Food Technology AS/A2 Level at Chichester High School for Girls

Course description

AS Year:

Students will study all areas of food. An interest in bothpractical and theory work is essential.

Students will learnabout food science and nutrition; topical food issues will bediscussed.

Consideration of decisions and the moralimplications along with the effect on society, theenvironment and sustainability will be looked at. Studentswill work through the design process to develop an excitingand innovative product that wiII meet the needs of theiruser. Consideration will be given to safety, hygiene, storageand legal requirements. The assessment of the controlledassessment is based on 50% designing and 50% making.


A2 Year:

Students will build on their knowledge gained atAS.

Students will continue to gain more detailed knowledge forthe exam as well as designing and making a new product fortheir controlled assessment.


Course content

AS Year:

Unit 1:Materials and Components (Exam)

Unit 2:Learning through designing and making(ControlledAssessment).



Unit 3:Design and Manufacture (Exam)

Unit 4:Design and Making Practice(ControlledAssessment)


Entry requirements

5 GCSEs at grade C or above with a grade B in FoodTechnology or a passion for food with the ability to cook.


Two exams and Two controlled assessments.

Future opportunities


How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Chichester High School for Girls directly.

Last updated date: 12 June 2015

Key information

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