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Kilkeel High School, Knockchree Avenue, Kilkeel

Key Stage 4

1.GCSE HOME ECONOMICS (changing to Food & Nutrition Sept. 2017)

The CCEA GCSE specification is now updated and has been tailored to prepare young people for the everyday challenges of life and work.  It is centred around two main components - Diet and Health and Consumer Awareness.  It is designed to prepare young people for the various challenges of life in a dynamic, consumer driven and technological demanding world.

It is composed of 3 units:-

UNIT 1 - Diet and Health and Consumer Awareness -  1 hour 30 minutes, includes short - answer, structured extended writing questions, 40% weighing.

UNIT 2 - Diet and Health, controlled assessment, 25 hours, 40% weighting.

UNIT 3 - Consumer Awareness, controlled assessment, 20 hours, 20% weighting.