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Department Introduction

WELCOME TO THE FOODTECH DEPARTMENT

We hope you find the information provided on this page.

Students study Food and Textiles in years 7 and 8 in one or two lessons per week for nine weeks. They also study Food in Year 9 for a similar amount of time.

GCSE Food Preparation and Nutrition and Child Development is offered as an option in years 10 and 11.

Please do not hesitate to contact ……. should you wish to find out any additional information.

KS3 Curriculum
KS3 Curriculum 

Year 7 Topics – To be used as revision list
Food (9 weeks)
Hygiene
Food safety
Knife skills
The hob
Nutrition
Year 8 Topics – To be used as revision list
Food (9 weeks)
Food temperatures – storage and cooking
Timing of cooking
Controlling the hob
Nutrition
Equipment
Year 9 Topics – To be used as revision list
Food (9 weeks)
Weighing and measuring
Pastry, cakes and bread skills
Raising agents
Equipment
Nutrition

 

Assessment Details
KAT examination paper in week 8 of the course

Practical mark given for work produced

Useful Websites and Textbooks
www.foodafactoflife.org.uk

www.bbcgoodfood.com

www.bbc.co.uk/education

KS4 Curriculum
KS4 Curriculum 

Food Preparation and Nutrition Year 10 Topics – To be used as revision list
Autumn Term Spring Term Summer Term
Nutrition: Nutritional needs: Cooking of food and heat transfer
Macro and micro nutrients Healthy eating guidelines Functional properties of food
Water and Fibre Eatwell Guide Sensory evaluation
Practical skills: Portion sizes  
Knives, portioning a chicken, soup making, doughs Life stages  
  PAL, BMR  
  Nutritional analysis  
Year 11 Topics – To be used as revision list
Autumn Term Spring Term Summer Term
Food choices Food Provenance Revision of all the course
Coursework NEA 1 Coursework NEA 2  

 

Assessment Details
KAT /End of unit tests in Year 10

Coursework in Year 11: NEA 1 = 15%,  NEA 2 = 35%

Written examination = 50%

Useful Websites and Textbooks
www.bbcgoodfood.com

www.foodafactoflife.org.uk

www.bbcbitesize.com

www.nhs.uk/Livewell/Goodfood/Pages/Healthyeating

www.nhs.uk/Livewell/Goodfood/Pages/Healthyeating

www.meatandeducation.redmeatinfo.com/

www.nhs/livewell/5ADAY/Pages/Tencheapways.aspx

https://www.deliaonline.com/recipes/international

Revision

 

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