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Home Economics at Cheam High School

Course description

Home economics is not only an excellent subject choice but it is a vital life skill. We offer the opportunity to study the subject in a contemporary changing and multi- cultural society. Home economics is a subject that will help you develop an understanding of the issues that affect the individuals, households and families. For
example the reasons for the changes in the availability and supply of food products in the UK over the last 25 years.

Course content

Human Needs:

• Demography
• Family and Society
• Community Health issues
• Social welfare

Resource Management:

• Resources
• Food Provision
• The selection and purchase of food
• Food Poisoning and food Safety equipment

Piece of Coursework
Topic chosen by the student
Nutrition:
• Nutritients
• Energy
• Diet
• Diet related diseases
• Healthy diets for different groups

Food Technology:
The development of the food industry
• Product design
• Selection of materials
• Food processing
 

Entry requirements

GCSE grade C in English and maths.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 01 September 2016
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