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Food Technology at The Joseph Rowntree School

Course description

There are three main themes to the syllabus at both AS and A2 Level. You will study food science and the main components of food, with the opportunity to develop and design food products and gain an insight into manufacturing methods. This is an exciting course with lots of opportunities.

Out of School Visits:
These are an essential part of the course to gain an insight into food production. Examples of visits include Nestle, Delmonte Fresh, Warburton's, Betty's, Tesco, Sainsbury’s and particular student interests.

Entry requirements

To be successful at A-Level, students need to achieve an average points score of 38, which is broadly equivalent to 5 GCSE grades A*-C

If you’ve studied Food at GCSE and especially if you get good grades, you should be able to enjoy and complete the course successfully. Students who have not taken Food to GCSE are also welcome.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 20 May 2014
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Key information

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