S1-3 Home Economics


Miss Y Dye

Mrs J Lowe


The aim of Home Economics is to encourage pupils to be independent individuals who are able to live fulfilled, healthy lives

Pupils participate in a wide range of activities to develop practical food and textile skills. In addition, pupils learn about wider consumer issues which have an impact on us every day: Nutrition, diet, hygiene, safety, sustainability and contemporary food issues.

Course information:

Pupils experience a broad range of topics within Home Economics to develop their knowledge and skills to form a solid foundation

Top tips for healthy eating; packaging and labelling; practical food and textile skills; nutrition throughout the human lifecycle; food hygiene and safety; tasting and analysis; world foods and special occasions