GCSE Food: Are students required to practise their dishes for the second NEA? OCR Customer Support 09 December 2019 14:52 Updated Students are not required to practise their dishes, at home or in the classroom. Return to qualification page Related articles GCSE Food: Does the food preparation exam have to be conducted in silence? GCSE Food: Can students work in groups for the first NEA? Comments 0 comments Article is closed for comments.