6th year Easter revision 11th April 2015

© © We are into the last stretch,  9weeks to go, open up that school bag and get your revision done while you have the time over the next two weeks. Easter revision class is on Saturday the 11th of April 2015. This will be an intensive three our revision course that will run from 10-1.00. … Continue reading

JC Home Economics Easter revision 11th April

The cookery practical will take place after Easter holidays from the 22nd-24th of April. The cookery exam is worth 35% of the overall grade for Junior Certificate Home Economics. That is 210 marks (H) and 270 (0) . The remaining 90 marks is awarded for the textile craft you have completed. Firstly you will be given 30 … Continue reading

Balanced eating for different age groups

¨Energy is measured in kilocalories  (kcal) or kilojoules (kJ) Nutrient Kcal/kJ Protein Carbohydrate Fat Alcohol 4kcal/17kJ 4kcal/17kJ 9kcal/37kJ 7kcal/29kJ Outline the factors affecting energy requirements 1.Age Young people require more energy as they are growing rapidly & tend to be very active.  As people get older energy requirements decrease, together with their BMR (Basal Metabolic … Continue reading