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24/05/24

The HCACP newsletter for May 2024 is now available from https://t.co/861Yfw10bR pic.twitter.com/PxSicfqNgR

22/05/24

The HCACP Instrumental Concert is tomorrow at 4.30pm. An hour of recitals and exemplary musical acumen. pic.twitter.com/O2UVpDWdcL

15/05/24

Two absolute superstars right here 👇🥇🤩! Have loved seeing their musicianship go from strength to strength and confidence grow. What a fantastic achievement passing Grade 6 vocal exam in Y11🥳. Huge congrats to Kira also for the Grade 8 Distinction 👏. https://t.co/wlQFSzKGSb

15/05/24

Congratulations to our talented students who took singing exams this half term.  Grace and Kumasi for passing their Grade 6 singing exams with a merit and huge congratulations to Kira for achieving a Distinction in her Grade 8 exam. pic.twitter.com/0igUXmMhG9

15/05/24

HCACP students were lucky enough to participate in literacy rhythm workshops with Ollie from .  It was great fun connecting syllables and rhythms together with some body percussion. pic.twitter.com/axOSiK0EcI

10/05/24

Two more teams competing their DofE Bronze Practice Expedition in the sunshine at High Elms Country Park! Great effort in hot conditions today! pic.twitter.com/6uHHCmfXui

08/05/24

Enjoy 42 seconds of magic from our HCACP Steel Band rehearsal. They play so fine, don't you agree? pic.twitter.com/08RQPxHNlV

03/05/24

HCACP students were fortunate enough to attend t masterclass at Steinway hall with the incredible French.  The students had a wonderful time learning about composing and playing some very expensive pianos!  Thank you to for arranging the event. pic.twitter.com/lQrl7ZHfNs

02/05/24

Congratulations to our wonderful year 13 students pic.twitter.com/qaDxSPTWoX

01/05/24

If you are interested in the terrible impact on children and families living long-term in unsuitable temporary accommodation, listen to this podcast - thank you to the parents who shared their stories https://t.co/hwmkFE5j62

29/04/24

Our amazing HCACP Anti-Bullying Ambassadors pic.twitter.com/qNtt5pIE3b

26/04/24

Two terrific teams at the start and at the end of a successful DofE Bronze Practice Expedition! pic.twitter.com/xqi7hSG078

26/04/24

HCACP Students take in a little culture at the National Art Gallery today. pic.twitter.com/hsraer9JL8

26/04/24

Curious cows watching one of our DofE expedition teams! pic.twitter.com/Uw0BlyBu4U

26/04/24

Lunch with a view after climbing a steep hill on their DofE Bronze Practice Expedition! pic.twitter.com/57oM0VL1Hf

24/04/24

Music 🔥 🧨👌. An outstanding curriculum, endless performance opportunities, a thriving peripatetic programme, fully inclusive of all students and all types of musicianship. Thank you 🥇Team Music 🎶 and to Katie Stanton for your brilliant leadership. https://t.co/N3hZ1Rp8Yl

19/04/24

Enduring high winds, torrential rain, and freezing temperatures, our three DofE Gold teams have done brilliantly to complete their practice expedition! With thanks to for another amazing expedition experience. pic.twitter.com/QPHnkszYYp

16/04/24

Taking a break climbing and then having lunch atop Bannau Sir Gaer on day one of the DofE Gold Practice Expedition. pic.twitter.com/chFVTchpEO

16/04/24

Admiring the view over Llyn y Fan Fach. pic.twitter.com/iPlKjkcPJk

16/04/24

RT : Downhill to camp after a day hiking across the Brecon Beacons. https://t.co/RpF6LupGF9

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Food Preparation and Nutrition

Course Title: Food Preparation and Nutrition  (8585)
Exam Board: AQA
Qualification: GCSE

About the course
GCSE Food Preparation and Nutrition is an exciting and creative course. The aim of this GCSE in Food Preparation and Nutrition is it enables students to understand and develop a wide range of preparation skills. It will enable them to understand: 

  • What food is composed of, why we need it and how it affects our long term health
  • How food can be prepared and cooked skilfully and safely to produce delicious and nutritious meals for different people and situations
  • What happens to the ingredients in food when you prepare and cook them  
  • Where food comes from and how it is prepared and sold  
  • Which foods different cultures eat through the world  
  • How the food choices people make affect the health and well-being of themselves, their families and the people who produce the food 

The unit topics covered during the course are: 

  • Food, nutrition and health  
  • Food science  
  • Food safety  
  • Food choice  
  • Food provenance  

Studying this course also gives students the opportunity to apply knowledge from other disciplines, including Mathematics, Science, Computing and the Humanities. 

How it is assessed

  • Written exam: 1 hour 45 minutes, 100 marks 50 % of GCSE  
  • Coursework  
  • Task 1: Written or electronic report (1,500 – 2,000 words) including photographic evidence of the practical investigation.  
  • Task 2: Portfolio including photographic evidence of the three final dishes must be included.