Council for the Curriculum, Examinations and Assessment
CCEA Curriculum Monitoring Programme 2018-19

Please note: this section relates to the legacy specification. The final resit opportunity will be January 2019 (for externally assessed units only - no controlled assessment units available). This will also be the last opportunity for certification.


Students must complete one examination for GCSE Home Ecomonics.  The exam lasts 1 hour 30 minutes and is worth 40 percent of the final award.

The exam tests students on their knowledge and understanding of:

Component 1: Diet and Health; and
Component 2: Consumer Awareness. 

In the exam, students must respond to short answer, structured and extended writing questions.  All questions are compulsory.

The exam is available in summer only.

For more information, see the specification.