During year 7 in food technology pupils will learn about health and safety in the food room including knife skills. Additionally pupils will learn about healthy eating through a range of practical’s, they will be covering skills including: kneading, rubbing in,
weighing and measuring, shaping and presenting. Pupils will learn about the characteristics and functions of ingredients, which will inform their design and make task, were the pupils will be researching and design their own product.
During year 8 in food technology pupils will further their knowledge on healthy eating, however their knowledge will be enhanced as we will cover: food poisoning, meat alternatives, seasonal food, sustainability and nutrition. Pupils will complete a range of focused practical tasks, which will inform their design and make task based on street food.
During year 9 catering this is all based around extending their practical skills, and upskilling the pupils for their upcoming GCSE year and examination. Pupils will also continue to gain subject specific knowledge within the catering and hospitality industry including; job roles, health and safety, food laws and food service.
Pupils will complete their first coursework task during this year. This will be based on the preparation and presentation of dishes which include fruit and vegetables. They will gain subject knowledge and practical skills throughout this task which will support them in their final examination.
Pupils will complete their second coursework task at the beginning of this year in order to focus on their revision for their final examination. This coursework will include a 5 hour examination whereby pupils will complete a two course meal for two covers based on international cuisine. Pupils will also analyse the nutritional content of their chosen dishes and working out the costs and profit margins used within the catering industry.
Dietician, nutritionist, food purchasing manager, new product development technologist, food technologist, marketing product manager, hygiene manager, process and packaging technician, chef, catering assistant/manager.
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