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Nutrition Food Science

The Nutrition Food Science (NFS) unit comprises Food and Consumer Education (FCE) for all lower secondary classes and Food & Nutrition for upper sec students. The unit syllabus aims to equip students with basic nutritional knowledge for healthy living and provide opportunities for them to acquire life skills for effective personal management such as resource management.
The pedagogy adopted for NFS is Inquire-based learning for lower secondary and Problem based learning for upper secondary.

Programme

Coursework/ Project

The objective of our coursework/ project develops the students’ skills in problem-solving, critical thinking, creativity and awareness in making informed decisions in food, nutrition and consumer-related issues. Our coursework/project is based on current issues on consumerism, health and nutrition.

Enrichments
  • Learning Journeys
    • Food Trails around Singapore, Supermarket & wet market tours, food factory tours, culinary workshops conducted by external chefs, “Chefs-In-Training” to At-Sunrice Global chef Academy.
  • Competitions
    • School based competitions - Sandwich making competition, MasterChef competition and Mystery box challenge.
    • External competitions - iChef Competition by Republic Polytechnic, Lam Soo CC Salad/Sandwich Making competition, Hougang Mall 20th Anniversary Cooking competition, Assumption Pathway School Baking Competition
  • Sharing Platforms - Maker Faire Singapore
At Upper Secondary, we offer the GCE O-Level Food & Nutrition and GCE N-Level Food & Nutrition examinations. The details are found as follows: