Food Preparation and Nutrition

WHY STUDY FOOD PREPARATION & NUTRITION?

Students studying food will have the opportunity to identify and solve real problems by designing and making products in a wide range of context relating to various scenarios.  There will be the opportunity to analyse and evaluate situations, design and make products and then appraise them.

Students will carry out activities related to industrial practices when designing and making products.

A knowledge of nutritional needs and food choices, hygiene and safe working practices are developed throughout the course.

WHAT DOES FOOD PREPARATION & NUTRITION INVOLVE?

In Year 10 student’s complete a variety of tasks in preparation for Year 11.

In Year 11 student’s complete their coursework which includes practical tasks and experiments.

HOW WILL I BE ASSESSED?

Coursework:

  • Food Investigation 15%
  • Food Preparation Assessment 35%  (50%)
  • Terminal Examination: Single Tier (1.45 hours) (50%)

Note: Students are expected to provide all the ingredients for practical tasks. (Ingredients are required at least once a week through this course.)

For further details of this course see Miss Powell, Teacher of Design and Technology.

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