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Hospitality and Catering GCSE

This page contains information related to our legacy GCSE Hospitality and Catering specification available in England and Wales (taught from 2009). The final award for GCSE Single Award Catering and GCSE Double Award Hospitality and Catering will be Summer 2017. The final award for GCSE Hospitality will be Summer 2018.

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Controlled Assessment

Unit 1 - Catering skills related to food preparation and service

These tasks are live for any candidates completing the controlled assessment tasks from September 2015 to June 2017.

The controlled assessment is structured as follows:

Task 1 - (20%)

Task 2 - (40%)

Photographic evidence in relation to controlled assessment task is available.

Unit 3 - Hospitality skills related to events and functions

These tasks are live for any candidates completing the controlled assessment tasks from September 2015 to June 2018.

Event Based Task - (60%)


We are pleased to offer Hospitality and Catering as either paper-based or on-screen assessments. To find out more and see how examinations look on-screen, visit the e-Assessment page.

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Subject Officer

Allison Candy
029 2240 4266
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Gemma Edwards
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GCSE Hospitality and Catering (Legacy) Examiners' Report Summer 2018

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The Summer 2018 Principal Examiners' reports provide feedback on this Summer's examination series. The reports include helpful observations and commentary on the work produced for this series and can assist teachers in preparing their students for the next examination series.

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