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Home Economics at Nendrum College


Time allocation per week at KS3: 1hour 45mins

Theory and practical cookery lessons on alternative weeks.


Key Stage 3


Topics include:

Year 8: 
                   First aid
                   Food storage

Year 9:
                   Weighing and measuring
                   Dietary goals
                   Importance of breakfast
                   Healthy lunch boxes

                   Traditional foods

Year 10:
                   The eatwell guide and 8 Tips for eating well


                   Diet related disorders

                   Connected learning with Maths, French and P.E
                   Roles and responsibilities in the family including RRSA Article 5



Continuious assessment through common assessment tasks, self/peer assessment, winter and summer examinations.

Benefits of Studying HE?


At Key Stage 3 you will explore the Tasty Careers Interactive Map to:

  • develop knowledge about the different career options available to you;
  • discover what your skills and personal capabilities are;
  • recognise the importance of choosing a fulfilling career;
  • recognise the importance of enjoying work; and
  • be able to make informed career choices based on your knowledge about the world of work in the Food and Drinks Industry.

Careers Map

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