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Food & Nutrition

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

 

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