Year 13

1. A2 Home Economics – Food, Nutrition and Health
2. A2 Product Design


A2 Home Economics – Food, Nutrition and Health

This course is assessed by one coursework study task and one exam.

Autumn Term 1

Introduction/Recap of Unit G003 – Investigative Study worth 25%.

Autumn Term 2

Continuation of Investigative Study / Practical tasks carried out.

Spring Term 1

Completion of Investigative Study.

Hand in Date for Investigative Study is February half term of Year 13

Spring Term 2 + Summer Term

Exam Revision commenced for Unit G004 worth 25%. The following topics will be studied and revised.

  • 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

Practising of past exam papers

AS Design and Technology: Product Design (3-D Design)

Autumn Term

A2 Product Design
Major project design and manufacture
Theory for the exam

Spring  Term

A2 Product Design
Major project manufacture and completion
Theory for the exam (including past papers)

Summer Term

A2 Product Design
Submission of the A2 portfolio (25% of final A level grade)
Theory exam (25% of final A level grade)