Home Economics

Head of Subject: Ann McLoughlin

Description of Subject: Home Economics is a broad curriculum area covering a wide range of skills and content.  Each discipline within Home Economics has it’s own specialist knowledge and skills to develop, which staff support and guide students in mastering. 

Staff Members:

Ann McLoughlin - KS3 Home Economics, GCSE Food & Nutrition, BTEC Hospitality, Level 1/2 Occupational Studies, A Level Health and Social Care.

Esther Ferreira - KS3 Home Economics, BTEC Hospitality, A Level Health and Social Care.

Caitlin Taylor - BTEC Childrens’ Play, Learning & Development.

Phyllis Maguire - Technician

Facilities: Fully equipped practical room, theory room with 20 laptops & 10 Chromebooks and preparation room, timetabled access to ICT suites for exam students.

Courses delivered at Key 3, 4 and 5

KS3: Home Economics covers a broad range of topics.

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Our KS4 & 5 subjects are extremely popular with students of both genders, as we provide high quality learning & teaching, leading to excellent examination results.

Post 16:

GCE AS/A2 Applied Health and Social Care (CCEA)

KS4:

GCSE Food & Nutrition (CCEA)

BTEC Level 1/2 First Award in Hospitality (Pearson)

BTEC Level 1/2 First Award in Childrens’ Play, Learning & Development (Pearson)

Level 1/2 Occupational Studies: ‘Contemporary Cuisine’ & ‘Using Office Technology’ (CCEA)

Career Opportunities:

Students who have studied Home Economics related subjects at EIC have gone on to study and work in a wide range of areas including:

  • Hospitality

  • Chef

  • Catering

  • Occupational Therapy

  • Physiotherapy

  • Dental Nursing

  • Social Work

  • Speech & Language

  • Primary School Teaching

  • Learning Support

  • Secondary school Teaching

  • Nursing: general, children, mental health, midwifery

  • Early Years Studies

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