GCSE Food

“Learners will prepare, cook and present a final menu of three dishes.”

Qualification

GCSE

Awarding Body

OCR


Who to contact for more information about this course

Queries should be directed to Ms Korovessis

Years taught

Year 10 and Year 11

What is the course structure?

Written exam: 1 hour 45 minutes

100 marks

50% of GCSE

 

Non-exam assessment (NEA)

What will I study?

How is the course assessed?

Task 1: Food investigation (15% of GCSE)


Learners' understanding of the working characteristics, functional and chemical properties of ingredients will be demonstrated through practical investigations


Task 2: Food preparation assessment (35% of GCSE)


Learners' knowledge, skills and understanding of planning, preparation, cooking, presentation of food and application of nutrition related to the chosen task.


Learners will prepare, cook and present a final menu of three dishes within a single period of no more than three hours, planning in advance how this will be achieved.

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