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Food Preparation & Nutrition



What will I learn from this subject?

This section is currently being updated.

What can I do after the course?

Any achievement in this course can be used as part of an application to a potential college or employer along with other grades you have achieved when you leave school. For many courses/places you will be accepted at the discretion of an individual college or employer. Most will require interview and/or an assessment.

Career opportunities on completion of this GCSE are vast: 

  • Hospitality and Catering Industry
  • Dietician
  • Food Scientist
  • Chef
  • Food Buyer
  • Product Development

How will I be assessed? 

  • 50% of the total GCSE will be an exam based on food preparation and nutrition. 
  • 15% of the total GCSE will be a food investigation of 1500-2000 words. 
  • 35% of the total GCSE will be a food preparation task. 

Learning Journey


Anything else I need to know? 

You will need to have:

  • A desire to develop your knowledge of food science.
  •  An interest in the theory side of the course as well as the practical.
  • A good attendance and behaviour record.
  • You must be prepared to hand in all coursework and assignments on time.

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