Key Stage 4
What will I learn?
The GCSE in Hospitality offers a unique opportunity in the curriculum, for students to develop their knowledge, and extend their skills, within hospitality in a vocational context. It will provide opportunities for students to develop a range of key skills, and for imaginative, innovative thinking, creativity and independence. Students are encouraged to develop skills learnt in lessons in a variety of ways including preparing and serving food and hosting events.
Assessment of the course is through observation of practical work and written assignments. The course is based on 60% coursework and 40% exam. The course requires students to purchase ingredients for practical lessons on a weekly basis.How will I be assessed?
How will I be assessed?
Unit 1: Event Based Task 60% (controlled assessment duration up to 45 hours)
An event based task, set in a realistic hospitality context allowing students the opportunity to participate in the whole process. The task will be internally assessed using WJEC set criteria and externally moderated.
Unit 2: Hospitality and the customer (Written Paper (1 ¼ hours 40%))
An untiered paper externally set and assessed. Students 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.
Course: GCSE Hospitality (NEED TO CHECK THIS INFO IS CORRECT)
Exam Board: WJEC
Exam Specification Code: 4740