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Kingswood Secondary Academy

GCSE Food Technology

Year 11 WJEC Hospitality and Catering

Below is the link to the WJEC subject page. http://www.wjec.co.uk/qualifications/hospitality-and-catering/hospitality-and-catering-gcse.html

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)

https://www.amazon.co.uk/WJEC-Hospitality-Catering-GCSE-Second/dp/0340986824/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&qid=1483694633&sr=8-2&keywords=wjec+hospitality+textbook

Ways to revise-

Past papers are below

http://www.wjec.co.uk/qualifications/qualification-resources.html?subject=hospitalityAndCatering&level=GCSE&pastpaper=true

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

http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/gcsebitesize/design/foodtech/

https://prezi.com/mchv5t4twesh/gcse-hospitality-catering-revision-tips-and-advice-wjec/

https://dtisfun.wordpress.com/other-resources/gcse-hospitality-catering/

http://axevalley.devon.sch.uk/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/Catering-GCSE-Revision-Guide-2015.pdf

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.