Component 1: Principles of Food Preparation and Nutrition - Written Exam (1 hour 45 minutes) - 50% of the GCSE
Component 2: Food Preparation and Nutrition in Action - Non Examined Assessment - 50% of the GCSE
Component 1: Pupils will be assessed on the the six areas that have been taught as part of the Principles of Food Preparation and Nutrition
Component 2: There are 2 Non Examined Assessments to be completed during Yr 11, both are completed in school.
NEA 1 - A Scientific Investigation - 15% of the GCSE
Pupils will research and plan a set task that investigates the characteristics, function and chemical properties of ingredients, Pupils will produce a report that details their investigation along with photographs which detail their findings along with their analysis and evaluation of their investigation.
NEA 2 - 35% of the GCSE
Pupils will be given a brief, where they will be expected to investigate, research and plan a final menu, which will culminate in pupils showcasing their skills in a three hour practical exam.
Pupils will also produce a portfolio of evidence which demonstrates the research, planning, evaluation and application of their technical skills.