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St. Peter's Independent School

St Peters Independent School

"Throughout the school pupils thrive in the warm nurturing atmosphere under the guidance of caring and committed adults who see pupils' welfare and well-being as a priority"

ISI 2012

"Pupils not only enjoy coming to school but are proud to be a pupil of it."

ISI Report - Summer 2012

"At every stage pupils feel safe, develop in confidence, and are self-assured and well prepared to meet the challenges of the next stage of their education."

ISI Report - Summer 2012

"In the EYFS, a good balance of adult-led and child initiated activities is carefully planned to develop the children's needs, abilities and interests."

ISI Report - Summer 2012

"Pupils appreciate the friendships they share with each other and also the positive relationships enjoyed with the staff."

ISI Report - Summer 2012

"The ethos of the school makes a significant contribution to the pupils' personal development, in accordance with its aim to provide a caring family-orientated environment."

ISI Report - Summer 2012

"Strong emphasis is place on learning practical life-skills in lessons such as cookery or design and technology. These lessons are popular with pupils."

ISI Report - Summer 2012

"A good range of extra-curricular activities encourages the pupils to extend their interests, skills and knowledge."

ISI Report - Summer 2012

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Food & Nutrition

Teacher of Food & Nutrition: Sarah Mayo - smayo@stpetersindependent.org.uk

Please find all recipes for students on the Catering Recipes page.

KS3

Form 1 Cover Topics - Food and Cooking:  Pupils learn where food comes from, studying basic everyday food commodities. Learn how to cook a range of dishes safely and hygienically.
Demonstrate a range of food preparation and cooking techniques.
 Apply their knowledge and understanding of ingredients and healthy eating guidelines, including the principles of The eat well plate and the 8 tips for healthy eating, to their own diet.
Form 2 - Cover Topics - Diet and Health.
Pupils learn how to cook a range of dishes safely and hygienically.
Recall and apply the principles of The eat well plate and the 8 tips for healthy eating.
Explain energy and how needs change through life.
Study Diet through life, deepen their knowledge and understanding of food and nutrition and how to make informed choices.
Develop food preparation and cooking techniques understanding the different functions of basic ingredients.
Form 3 - Cover Topics - Making choices
Pupils extend their knowledge and understanding of food, diet and health. They will extend their food preparation and cooking techniques.
Recall the principles of energy and how needs change through life.
Carry out a research study on Major Health Issues/Special diets
and Foods from around the World.
Pupils will build a repertoire of planning and preparation skills  in order to create  high quality dishes for a wide range of users. Taste test and evaluate their work.

KS4

Pupils study Home Economics OCR Food and Nutrition for GCSE.
The Course is divided into three parts:
Unit B001: Food and Nutrition Practical Short Tasks (20 marks for each task - Total 60 marks)
Unit B002: Food Study Task (60 marks)
Unit B003: Principles of Food and Nutrition (80 marks) (1.5 hour Written exam)
Total 200 marks.
Unit B001: Food and Nutrition Short Tasks will guide you through the process of planning, carrying out, recording and evaluating a Short task.
Unit B002: Food Study Task is divided into three topics (Research; Planning and carrying out practical tasks; Evaluation and drawing conclusions)
Unit B003: Principles of Nutrition is divided into six parts, with individual topics within each part.
1. Nutrition and health
2. Food Commodities
3. Meal planning
4. Food preparation and cooking
5.Food safety and preservation
6. Consumer Education