Simple but effective

The senior cycle Home Economics class got a chance to put their theory into practice yesterday evening. We examined the properties of protein- foam formation, denaturation caused by heat, acids and agitaton, gel formation, elasticity and maillard reaction.  The meringues that group 2 produced were superb. There is nothing like an fun filled Friday class … Continue reading

Learning for life with Home Economics

Never has there been a better time to study Home Economics. I’ve tried to come up with my top 12 reasons for you to think about studying Home Economics for the Junior and Leaving Certificate Cycle . Hopefully you will find this helpful. 

Beating the back to school blues

The summer holidays are coming to an end and it is time to take the school bag out from under the bed and think about the new year that is ahead of you. While some of you are eager to start secondary school here in St. Dominic’s Secondary School or most importantly eager to start whipping … Continue reading

Want to maximise your marks in Home Economics? Go confidently in the direction of your dreams girls and live the life you’ve imagined

After school study for 6th years began today and will continue every Thursday from 3.30-5.00. These classes will concentrate on specific topics, exam advice and guidelines on how to enhance your exam results in Home Economics. After school classes for 3rd years will continue every Monday from 3.50-4.30.  It is important that you attend all … Continue reading