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Food and Nutrition


Overview

  • The syllabus aims for Food and Nutrition are
  • To develop students’ understanding of the principles and concept of a balanced diet in meal planning.
  • To develop students’ understanding of the relationship between nutrition and health.
  • To develop students’ understanding of the importance of making informed food choices regarding a healthy diet.
  • To develop students’ understanding of the principles of food science.
  • To equip students with the knowledge of the scientific principles underlying food preparation, processing and safety.
 

Subject content & Assessment

Written Paper Component - To test students’ knowledge of theory and practice in accordance with assessment objectives.
Format of written paper:
  • Section A: Short-answer type questions
  • Section B: Structured type questions
  • Section C: Open-ended type questions (essay)
 
Coursework Component - To test students’ ability to apply a range of process skills, such as the ability to synthesise knowledge and evaluate the outcome of a completed task.
 
Coursework Folio Part A
Students will be given a task question where they need to analyse, plan and carry out research in which they ask questions and examine issues, gather, record, collate, interpret and evaluate data.
 
Coursework Folio Part B
Students are required to construct an experiment. Students are required to select and use appropriate methods/techniques to produce and conclude the results of their experiment.
 

Subject syllabuses

6087 FOOD & NUTRITION GCE ORDINARY LEVEL
 
6072 FOOD & NUTRITION GCE NORMAL ACADEMIC LEVEL


Samples of food presentation done by our
Upper Secondary Students for their Coursework A

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