Laurel Hill Coláiste FCJ
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Eacnamaíocht Bhaile / Home Economics

Eacnamaíocht Bhaile / Home Economics

Junior Cycle Home Economics

The Three Strands.

The Home Economics Specification contains 3 interconnected strands.

Strand 1:

Food, Health and Culinary Skills

Strand 2:
Responsible Family Living

Strand 3:

Textiles and Craftwork

The Students’ Learning and Assessment Journey over the 3 years.

Learning Journey

HOME ECONOMICS (SCIENTIFIC AND SOCIAL) Leaving Certificate

Home Economics is an applied subject, combining theory with practice.

The course is divided into three core sections: -

  1. Food Studies 45%
  2. Resource Management and Consumer studies 25%
  3. Social Studies 10%

There are three electives, from which one will be chosen accounting for 20% of the written paper.

Elective 1: Home Design and Management

Elective 2: Textiles Fashion and Design

Elective 3: Social Studies

*Currently, students in Laurel Hill Coláiste FCJ undertake the Social Studies Elective.

The written examination comprises of a written paper of 2.5hours duration, available at both Higher and Ordinary level.

In addition, practical coursework is carried out as part of food studies. This accounts for 20% of the overall examination. This aspect of the course is submitted to the State Examinations Commission at the beginning of November in Sixth Year.

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