Level 2 Home Economics
In Year 12 Home Economics students look at a variety of topics including sustainable food practices,analysis of the prevision of food for Vegans, consider health promotion strategies and look at the relationships between well-being,food choices and the determinants of health. The under being Hauora is considered in each case.
In term 1 students look at locally grown food,consider food waste and preservation techniques that promote sustainability. Practical work will be linked to the sustainable practices.
Term 2 the focus is back to the nutritional needs of Vegans and strategies to ensure their specific food requirements are met. Practical work will reflect this theory covered.
Students consider the determinants of health and how these work together to influence food choices and health promotion strategies . These are the themes for the external standards.
The key focus here is unpacking passed external papers.
Recommended Prior Learning
Level 1 Home Economics is useful but not essential,Level 1 PE or Health would also be useful.
This course is eligible for subject endorsement.
This course is approved for University Entrance.
Total Credits Available: 18 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 8 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 10 credits.