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Home Economics

21-December-17
Home Economics

Junior Cycle Home Economics

Junior Cycle Home Economics develops the knowledge, understanding, skills and values necessary to achieve optimal, healthy and sustainable living for every person as an individual and as a member of families and society.

Course outline:

There are three strands

Strand 1: Food, health and culinary skills

Strand 2: Responsible Living

Strand 3: Textiles and Craft

Assessment for Junior Cycle Home Economics

Written examination: 50% of final examination mark. There will be one examination paper at a common level. This is marked by the State Examinations Commission.

Practical Food skills examination: 50% of final examination mark. It is based on CBA 2, the food literacy skills brief. Students will demonstrate culinary and creative food literacy skills in the implementation of the chosen brief. They will have one and a half hours plus 30 minutes preparation time. Issued and marked by the State Examinations Commission.

Classroom-based Assessments (CBA’s)

CBA’s are completed during normal class time, are individual projects and are assessed by the class teacher.

CBA 1: Creative textiles will be completed in second year. The student will make a textile item for an individual or the home or recycle or upcycle a textile item for an individual or the home.

CBA 2: Food literacy skills brief will be completed in third year where the students will research, analyse and plan the requirements of a food literacy brief.

For further information visit:

https://www.jct.ie/perch/resources/economics/home-economics-subject-information-leaflet

Events
Aug
27 2021
First Yr Induction
Aug
27 2021
Transition Year Induction
Aug
30 2021
Induction for 2nd, 3rd, 5th & 6th Yrs takes place from 9am to 11.45am
Aug
31 2021
Timetabled Classes commence for all year groups
13-Apr-2021
The UCC Quercus Talented Students’ Programme seeks motivated students who can demonstrate high intellectual achievement. We congratulate Leaving Cert 2020 student Daniel Burke O Donoghue who was awarded a Quercus Entrance Scholarship at a virtual aw
26-Feb-2021
Congratulations to 5th Year student Jade Fitzgerald
24-Feb-2021
Letter to parents and guardians from the Department of Education
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