JC Home Economics Easter revision 11th April

The cookery practical will take place after Easter holidays from the 22nd-24th of April.download

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 minutes for your preparation before the exam. During this time the examiner will not be in the room. The task that you have selected will have to be completed within 90 minutes. This is important when you are researching and selecting your different dishes. You must evaluate your dish in the exam, if this is not completed within the 90 minutes, marks will be lost!

A few helpful tips √

  1. Maximum use should be made of fresh ingredients and the use of convenience foods should be kept to a minimum to allow candidates to demonstrate their culinary skills and application of cooking principles.
  2. Advance preparation of ingredients should be minimal i.e. ingredients may be weighed, vegetables may be washed but not peeled or chopped etc.
  3. Candidates will be required to clean tools and equipment used as part of the task and to leave them on the table until checked by examiner.

The computer room will be open during this time for anyone who wishes to finish off their cookery booklet

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Practical cookery session Ms Mills’ class






Chloe Sh


Chloe Sh

Practical cookery session Ms Mills’ class





Chloe H





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