Due to the changes to A-levels in recent years, GCSE grades are likely to play a more imporant role in university admissions.
Because AS-levels will no longer count towards your final A-level grade (though they can contribute to Ucas points), admissions staff are more likely to look further afield when considering your application – this may well include your GCSE grades.
If you've got an idea of the degree subject you want to study, take a look at the entry requirements for specific courses at universities and work back from there (ie 'This university course requires these A-levels; and to get on to this A-level course, I need these GCSEs...').
If you haven't got a clue about what you want to study at university just yet, our A-level Explorer tool can help with some early university ideas.
Your DT Food lessons will have prepared you well, but there are many aspects to this interesting new course focussing on healthy eating, food science and practical cooking skills.
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There is a brand new textbook to support the course and students will be cooking every week.
A number of visits have taken place over the last few years.
This has included visits to local branches of Marks and Spencer’s, Warburton’s bakery, TGI Friday’s and Mac Donald’s to gain a better insight into the food industry.
In 2008 one candidate at A Level gained one of the top 5 marks in the country and was awarded a special award by the British Nutrition Foundation for her coursework investigation into the affect of advertising on children's eating habits.
This award was presented in London by Mr Justin King, Chief Executive of Sainbsury.