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Home Economics

Home Economics / Food & Nutrition

Our Aims

The study of home economics helps prepare young people for independent living. It is a subject that can promote and enhance the wellbeing of individuals, families and communities through understanding food choice, nutritional health, consumer issues and relationships. It aims to equip pupils with the knowledge, skills and values that will help them to make appropriate lifestyle choices. It is a subject through which many practical skills can be developed for example; planning, preparing, cooking and serving food.


Senior Subject Teacher

Miss D Windrum


  • Key Stage 3
  • GCSE Home Economics: Food & Nutrition
  • AS/A2 Nutrition & Food Science

Facilities & Resources

Home Economics is taught is the Mary Hyndman Building, we have two well-equipped classrooms and two computer resource rooms.

Additional Information

Pupils studying Home Economics enjoy assisting at the School Open nights. The department is the first port of call for many parents and pupils who follow their noses, it is always a very busy couple of nights but the atmosphere in the whole school is fantastic and the pupils love being a part of it.

Get in touch

Our office is open 8:15am - 4:15pm Monday to Friday.