Mount Anville Secondary School

Home Economics

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Aims:

  • To provide pupils with knowledge and practical skills for application in life within the home and community
  • To ensure that pupils will be capable of wise decision making in areas related to their personal resources.
  • To develop in pupils competence in making wise consumer decisions
  • To develop interest in the vocational aspects of the subject
Skills:

Pupils should be able;
  • To use a variety of methods to develop cognitive skill such as discovery - learning and problem solving
  • To demonstrate a range of practical skills
  • To obtain and retrieve information from various sources
  • To use certain effective skills such as creativity, imagination
  • To record information accurately
  • To interpret data

Syllabus Structure:


The syllabus structure consists of two sections:
  • A common course of five areas of study
  • One elective from a choice of three


The five areas of study include:

  • Food studies and Culinary Skills
  • Consumer Studies
  • Social and Health Studies
  • Resource Management and Home Studies
  • Textile Studies

One elective will be chosen from the following three:

  • Childcare
  • Design and Craftwork
  • Textile Skills
The syllabus is offered at two levels, Ordinary and Higher.

Assessment:

Assessment of pupils will consist of both practical and written examinations, at Ordinary and at Higher levels.
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