Broad General Education
Home Economics is a valuable and important subject which gives young people a variety of essential life skills which will be useful for a whole range of employment and life opportunities.

In S1 Home Economics Broad General Education (BGE), the pupils cover a range of topics which gives an introduction into the importance of food, health and hygiene.  Pupils learn predominantly through practical hands on Cooking, Role Play and Collaborative Team work.

In S2 the BGE continues. Pupils are introduced to the importance and impact of the expansion in the Hospitality Industry.  In practical cookery there is an emphasis on the Safety and Hygiene issues in both Hospitality Industry and the home.

Assessment from S1 –S3
This takes the form of:-

  • Practical skills observational checklists
  • Peer and Self  Assessment
  • End of unit tests
  • Cooperative tasks allow for formative assessment by the teacher.

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