Food & Nutrition
Teacher of Food & Nutrition: Sarah Mayo - email@example.com
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.
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.
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.
Pupils study OCR Food preparation and Nutrition(J309) for GCSE.
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The Course is divided into four parts, enabling the pupils to apply the theory of food and nutrition, food science and healthy eating to practical cooking.
The content of the course is divided into four sections:
- Food provenance and food choice
- Cooking and food preparation
- Skills requirements (preparation and cooking techniques)
Each of these areas are assessed in the food preparation and nutrition written examination at the end of the two -year course.
Pupils will also be assessed completing a Food science investigation task, followed by planning, preparing and presenting a three - course celebration menu.