If you're collecting results in summer 2019, things will be a lot simpler than it has been for previous students, as pretty much all GCSE subjects will be marked under the new system, outlined above.
If you're unclear what your grades mean or how they compare, speak to a teacher on results day.
This is a popular course and covers pregnancy, birth, care and development of the child.
As part of the course girls carry out an observational study on a young child under the age of 5 years.
Examination results for all Home Economics subjects are excellent with a 100% pass rate in 2010 at A2 and AS level and GCSE.
All candidates at A2 achieved an A grade with one of the candidates gaining one of the top five marks in the country.
Due to the changes to A-levels in recent years, GCSE grades are likely to play a more imporant role in university admissions.
Because AS-levels will no longer count towards your final A-level grade (though they can contribute to Ucas points), admissions staff are more likely to look further afield when considering your application – this may well include your GCSE grades.
Your DT Food lessons will have prepared you well, but there are many aspects to this interesting new course focussing on healthy eating, food science and practical cooking skills.
There is a brand new textbook to support the course and students will be cooking every week.