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Welcome to Braeview Academy
Welcome to Braeview Academy
Welcome to Braeview Academy
Welcome to Braeview Academy
Welcome to Braeview Academy

Home Economics

The broad general aims are to equip pupils with knowledge and practical skills to enable them to carry our life skills in their own homes and lives as well as the world of work in the food and hospitality industry


Principal Teacher: Mrs E Lothian

Department staff: Miss R Dodd


Broad General Education

The S1-S3 course covers a wide range of topics from the basic level of food and kitchen safety and hygiene, current dietary advice and dietary diseases linked to diet and lifestyle, planning meals and diets through the stages of life, budgeting and food labelling,   A selection of countries are studied as regards their culture and food habits with recipes being made from  four of them.  The REHIS course for the  Elementary Food Hygiene course is also delivered to S3 pupils which can give them access to the work in the catering trade.


Senior Phase

There are two main courses in the Senior Phase.

National 4/5 Hospitality: Practical Cookery

National 5 Hospitality: Practical Cake Craft

The emphasis in both courses is on practical work and gaining a good range of practical skills. The courses have end of unit assessments and Added Value Units to complete the courses. These course can be built on at Dundee College in the Hospitality courses.