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Kingswood Secondary Academy

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GCSE Food Technology

Year 11 WJEC Hospitality and Catering

Below is the link to the WJEC subject page.

You will already working towards your Unit 1 which has International Cuisine as it theme, this we do in class and is worth 40% of your GCSE.

In year 10 the course work was Afternoon Tea and this is worth 20% of your GCSE

Your GCSE Examination.

Unit 2 Catering, Food and the customer is 1hr 15 mins long and is 40% of your GCSE, the syllabus for which can be found at the above link.

You will be given,

A revision guide, a set of revision cards, and past papers in the lessons.

You could also purchase the WJEC Hospitality and Catering Text class book (link below)

Ways to revise-

Past papers are below

Question papers from 2012 to 2016. Mark schemes and examiners reports can be found from this page too.

They are handy if you don’t know how to answer a question.

Revision Sites

Catering Theory Understanding

Please focus on the ‘Longer Answer written’ ’ ‘PEE’ style questions, worth 6-9 points.

In these types of questions you are expected to produce extended writing, for example –

‘Take-away foods need specific types of packaging. Discuss the Advantages and Disadvantages of the range of packaging that could be used for different take-away foods’.

‘Explain the role of the Environmental Health officer when routinely visiting a catering kitchen’.

‘Discuss how cheese can be used in a variety of dishes’.

Your spelling and grammar is assessed along with your use of culinary/technical terminology.



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