GCSE Food Preparation and Nutrition: NEA changes for 2022 exams

Published: Monday 12 Jul 2021

Ofqual has published the arrangements for non-exam assessment (NEA) and fieldwork for students entering for exams in 2022. Here are the changes to GCSE Food Preparation and Nutrition you need to know about for summer 2022:

  • NEA 1: Food Investigation has been removed from the qualification
  • For NEA 2 Section D: Making the final dishes – we require students to complete two dishes within the single three-hour time slot
  • For NEA 2 Section B: Demonstrating technical skills – students will need to showcase their technical skills when making a maximum of three dishes.

We’ve further NEA guidance on our website. Remember, your allocated NEA adviser is also available if you need any help or support.

Ofqual is planning a consultation on summer 2022 towards the end of this term. We’ll provide further updates and guidance about the summer 2022 exams as soon as we are able to.

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