Food and Nutrition

For years 7, 8 and 9, lessons rotate to enable students to experience Food and Nutrition and Design Technology for part of the school year.

Food and Nutrition

This foundation course is designed to provide all pupils with a range of cookery skills, a knowledge of nutrition as well as understanding some wider food topics.

Year 7
• Nutrition and healthy eating
• Food safety
• Food science

Year 8
• Food labelling
• Functions of ingredients in recipes
• Adapting recipes
• Sensory analysis

Year 9
• Creating recipes
• Writing a time plan
• Sensory and nutritional analysis
• Seasonality and sustainability of ingredients

We have a well-equipped kitchen and pupils are taught how to master a range of cookery skills. The practical activities are linked to the theory and allow pupils to build on their knowledge throughout Key Stage 3.

Throughout the foundation course, pupils are encouraged to extend their knowledge of food, as well as working safely and hygienically to produce quality food products.

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