5% drop in numbers:
1127 in 2014
1071 in 2015
We need to do something!!
Grades A* 7.2%, A 12.9%, B 26.6%, C 26.3%, D 18.1%, E 7.9%, U 0.9%
FDF says ‘It is concerning to hear a subject that could support these pathways may no longer be available’
DfE says food technology does not fit under design and technology. Universities value sciences to get into food and nutrition courses.
My view – my A level Domestic Science was not considered acceptable in 1960s to get into Bristol University and I had to study Physics, chemistry and biology A level. The Domestic Science result did not matter!!
Consultation for A level reforms closes Sept 24 –
PERHAPS WE NEED TO WORK WITH SCIENCE SUBJECTS AND INFLUENCE THE APPLICATION OF SCIENCE TO FOOD STUDIES!