WJEC GCSE Hospitality and Catering
The GCSE Hospitality and Catering course provides a vocationally-related qualification that covers Levels 1 and 2 (Foundation and Intermediate) of the National Qualification Framework.
The Single Award in Catering consists of two units:
A course in Hospitality and Catering offers a unique opportunity in the curriculum for candidates to develop their knowledge and extend their skills in a vocational context. It will provide opportunities to develop candidates’ interdisciplinary skills, a range of Key Skills and their capacity for imaginative, innovative thinking, creativity and independence.
Candidates from all cultures and both genders can develop their interest in, enjoyment of and critical reflection about this vocational area.
Students during the course will carry out investigations or research in a number of ways: Produce displays, Have talks or demonstrations from visiting speakers,, visits to local restaurants offering vegetarian and ethnic dishes and carry out recipe trialling.
The Principals, other senior leaders and governors, provide outstanding leadership.Ofsted
Relationships are enhanced by the college structure. Students say, and inspectors agree, that there is a close family feel to being in a smaller college unit, and that students enjoy school more because of this.Ofsted
Students participate readily in the wide range of sports, social, art, music and drama activities that the school provides. Many students attend the after school and weekend revision clubs that staff provide.Ofsted
The school organises the wide range of subjects it teaches extremely well, and reviews them regularly, adjusting its provision to meet the changing needs of students.Ofsted
Teaching is challenging. It is based on accurate assessment of how well students make progress, what their individual learning needs are, and what kinds of activities will best make sure that they learn well.Ofsted
Students make outstanding progress in English and mathematics. Students’ progress in business, design and technology, ICT and physical education is also outstanding. Students make good progress overall.Ofsted