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St Andrew's RC High School

Respect, Happiness,
Confidence and Ambition

S5-6 Health and Food Technology

Ambition, Confidence, Happiness and Respect.



The Course

  • Analysing relationships between health, food and nutrition.
  • Exploring why we choose the food we do.
  • Explaining Food Product Development.
  • Learning opportunities to participate in food practical and food experiments.


How this course can help you

  • Progress on to Advanced Higher
  • Developing skills for further study in all Health and Medical Sciences (Doctor, Dentistry, Paramedic and Nursing), Nutrition and Dietetics, Sports Science, Product Development, Primary and Secondary Teaching to name a few options.
  • Develop independent study, research and analytical skills that can be used in all areas of learning.



  • Question Paper worth 50% of the final grade.
  • Assignment worth 50% of the final grade – an exciting opportunity to independently use your practical, research and investigative skills. Lots of help and guidance given.
  • Extremely well regarded by Universities when applying for a wide range of courses.
  • Long standing Higher with an excellent pass rate. Hard work but lots of support.