Home Economics Food, Nutrition and Health at Droitwich Spa High School
There are 2 units examined, one in January & one in June;
Unit 1 Society and Health
* Family & Society
* Key Issues for society
* Environmental issues
* Social issues
Unit 2 Resource Management
* Food provision
* The selection and purchase of food and household goods
* Food preparation and cooking equipment
* Food safety and hygiene
A2 includes the above units plus the following;
Unit 3 Investigative Study This is completed as coursework.
Candidates select their own topic e.g Many university students have a limited income that often results in them eating food products that do not promote a healthy diet. Develop a new food product for students.
Unit 4 Nutrition and Food Production This unit is externally examined.
* Introduction to nutrition
* Nutrients and energy
* Groups with nutritional and dietary needs
* Properties of food
* Design, development and production of food
* Developments in the food industry
No prior knowledge of the subject is required.
The specifications build on, but do not depend on, the knowledge, understanding & skills specified for GCSE Home Economics.
Students must have 5 GCSE’s at C and above including English.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Droitwich Spa High School directly.