Food and Nutrition

Food and Nutrition

BBC Records Food Programme at Queen’s

17th June 2022

This week we were proud to say that the BBC recorded the first programme in the new series of the ‘The Kitchen Cabinet’ show at Queen’s presented by TV and Radio foodie celebrity award-winning writer, journalist, restaurant critic, and MasterChef judge, Jay Rayner. Jay described the BBC Radio 4 culinary panel programme ‘The Kitchen Cabinet’…

Pupil in Semi-Finals for South West Chef of The Year

9th June 2022

We had two students in Year 10 entered into this year’s South West Junior Chef of the Year from Queen’s, Natasha Ncube and Angelica Richardson. We are delighted to say that Angelica has made it through to the next round, both the Final of Somerset Junior Chef of the Year and the semi-final of South…

Jay Rayner- TV and Radio Foodie Celebrity at Queen’s

20th May 2022

Multi-award-winning celebrity food writer and author of four novels and seven works of non-fiction about food came to Queen’s this week. Jay Rayner, a judge on BBC MasterChef, presenter of BBC Radio 4’s The Kitchen Cabinet, and feature food writer and restaurant critic for the Observer became our celebrity teacher at Queen’s for the day…

Food and Nutrition Update

5th May 2022

Lessons Go Outdoors for Cooking with Fire  Mrs Barker took our Year 10’s lessons outdoors this week when teaching high-skilled chicken portioning and de-boning. Pupils made a fresh marinade with chili, lime, and coriander that had been grown at Queen’s in the Queen’s kitchen garden. It, therefore, made sense to take the marinated meats outdoors to…

Food and Nutrition Round-Up 18 March 2022

17th March 2022

Prep Cook for Ukraine At Queen’s we have continued to celebrate Ukraine, its people and its foods through cooking. Here the Year 5’s and 6’s made more traditional Ukrainian dishes with Mr Mann, Head of Food and Nutrition, which included delicious Ukrainian Deruny Potato Pancakes and sweet Ukrainian Sochniki Cheese Cookies.  The recipes for these…

Finalist In Best Game Educator Awards

10th March 2022

Game Changer The hard work of pupils at learning high meat skills with local, wild, fresh pheasant and partridge in Food Preparation and Nutrition classes has been recognised with Queen’s being represented in the finals of the national Eat Game Awards.  We are now through to the top three Best Educators out of all schools,…

Queen’s in the running for World’s Best School

10th March 2022

Queen’s in the running for World’s Best School We are proud to be part of the World’s Best School Competition to showcase our best practices related to health and wellbeing together with championing food and nutrition. The awards were launched this year by T4 Education in partnership with Accenture to celebrate schools across the globe…

Celebrity multi-award-winning food writer and MasterChef judge will come to Queen’s

10th March 2022

Celebrity multi-award-winning food writer and MasterChef judge will come to Queen’s Critic of the Year, Restaurant Critic of the Year, Restaurant Writer of the Year and author of four novels and seven works of non-fiction about food will be coming to Queen’s. On May 18th, Jay Rayner, judge on BBC MasterChef, presenter of BBC Radio…

Food and Nutrition Report 18 February 2022

17th February 2022

The Food of Love this Valentines With Valentine’s Day the Year 10 pupils used the opportunity to push the culinary boat out with some romantic rose water meringue kisses. These beautifully light and crisp piped meringue kisses were delicately flavoured with rose water and sandwiched together with a creamy homemade lemon and rose curd. Tinted…

The Queen’s Green Canopy Commemorative Plaque

17th February 2022

Our latest tree planting has been given the royal seal of approval, we have been given the honour of being  being awarded The Queen’s Green Canopy commemorative plaque as part of Her Majesty’s Platinum Jubilee. The Queen’s Green Canopy (QGC) is a unique tree planting initiative created to mark Her Majesty’s Platinum Jubilee in 2022 which…