Ashfield Girls' High School
Challenging girls today, creating women of value for the future
When we hear the term 'Home Economics' most of us think about cooking and food. Home Economics is about much more than food. Home Economics aims to equip pupils with the knowledge, skills and values that will help them to make appropriate lifestyle choices.
Studying Home Economics equips young people to make healthy choices, shop wisely and become independent members of society.
At Ashfield Home Economics delivers vital skills that enable students to lead effective lives as individuals and family members as well as members of the wider community.
The pupils have opportunities to learn about:
KS3 Home Economics is taught to all pupils in Years 8 – 10.
KS4 GCSE Home Economics and GCSE Child Development
KS5 AS & A2 Applied Health and Social Care