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Mount Carmel - College for Girls

GCSE Hospitality and Catering

 

Course Outline

This is a new course which will allow you to develop and extend your skills within hospitality and catering in a vocational context, this means that everything you do will be directly linked to working in any aspect of the catering and hospitality Industry.

 

Assessment

Single tiered assessment - grade A* – G to cater for students of all abilities. 

 

Controlled Assessment

60% of the total marks - 90 marks

A single design-and-make activity selected from a choice of set tasks, consisting of the development of a made outcome and a folder of evidence

 

The design folder should consist of approximately:

  • 20-25 pages of A3 paper

 

It is expected that students should spend approximately 45 hours on this activity.

As part of the evidence submitted, students should include photographs of the finished products as well as photographs at various stages of the process.

 

Written Paper

  • 40% of the total marks - 120 marks - 2 hours
  • One paper with two sections:

Section A - 30 marks: A design question based on context supplied before the exam

Section B - 90 marks: Covers all aspects of the specification content

 

Post 16 progression qualifications

AS levels and A2’s are available in all design and technology subject areas.  Vocational courses, for example foundation, higher and advanced diplomas and BTEC qualifications are also available in all subject areas.  Look at www.mychoicelondon.co.uk for further information.

 

Career Options

Chef, waitress, restaurant manager, housekeeper, reception.

 

FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE SPEAK TO MRS MCKENZIE.

 

PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS COURSE IS BY INVITATION ONLY