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Email: admin@bedalehighschool.org.uk<

Catering

Head of Department – Mrs N. J Iddison, BA. iddisonn@bedalehigh.n-yorks.sch.uk

Staff

Mrs N J Iddison, BA(Hons).

Mrs A. Bradley, BA.

 

KS4 CATERING

 

These units concentrate on the food preparation and service aspect of the hospitality and catering industry and can be studied as a single award or as a component of the double award hospitality and catering.

Throughout the course of study, it would be beneficial to candidates for the centre to develop links with local establishments, industry and FE colleges. Such links will ensure candidates gain realistic work related experiences.

Areas of study:

• The industry – food and drink.

• Job roles, employment opportunities and relevant training.

• Health, safety and hygiene.

• Food preparation, cooking and presentation.

• Nutrition and menu planning.

• Costing and portion control.

• Specialist equipment.

• Communication and record keeping.

• Environmental considerations.

 

 

The Catering assessment for each unit will be as follows:

 

UNIT 1: Catering skills related to food preparation and service

(Controlled Assessment (45 hours 60%))

 

TASK 1: [20%]. One task to be set by WJEC.

Internally assessed using WJEC set criteria and externally moderated.

Duration up to 15 hours.

 

TASK 2: [40%]. One task set by

WJEC.

Internally assessed using WJEC set criteria and externally moderated.

Duration up to 30 hours to commence in the second half of the course.

 

UNIT 2: Catering, food and the customer

(Written Paper (1 ¼ hours 40%))

An untiered paper externally set and assessed. Candidates will be required to

respond to short-answer, structured and free response questions drawn from all the

areas of study of the unit.

Some questions will require extended writing and will assess the quality of written

communication. The paper will be presented in the form of a question and answer

booklet.