Food Technology

CURRICULUM

Food Technology

Year 7

This scheme of work has been developed by British Nutrition Foundation to enable pupils to learn where food comes from, how to cook a range of dishes safely and hygienically and to apply their knowledge of healthy eating. 

Pupils will have the opportunity to work through the following contexts:

Domestic and local (home and health);

Industrial (food and agriculture).

Aims 

  • Pupils will develop their knowledge and understanding of ingredients and healthy eating;
  • Pupils will develop food preparation and cooking techniques; 
  • Pupils will be able to apply their knowledge to make informed choices;
  • Pupils will develop the creative, technical and practical expertise needed to perform everyday tasks confidently;
  • Pupils will build and apply a repertoire of knowledge, understanding and skills in order to design and make high quality products for a wide range of users;
  • Pupils will evaluate and test their ideas and products and the work of others.

 

Learning outcomes overview

Through this scheme of work, pupils will:

  • Apply the principles of The eatwell plate and the 8 tips for healthy eating, to their own      diet;
  • Demonstrate a range of food preparation and cooking techniques;
  • Adapt and follow recipes using appropriate ingredients and equipment to prepare and cook a range of dishes;
  • Apply the principles of food safety and hygiene; 
  • Be given regular opportunities to demonstrate and apply their knowledge and understanding of food science;
  • Be given regular opportunities to consolidate their literacy and numeracy skills by using them purposefully in order to learn

 

Parent and child home learning opportunities

Health and Safety Poster

Evaluation and feedback of practical outcomes

 

Year 8

This scheme of work has been developed by British Nutrition Foundation to enable pupils to learn how to cook a range of dishes safely and hygienically and to apply their knowledge of nutrition. In addition, they will consider the factors that affect food choice, food availability and food waste. 

 

Pupils will have the opportunity to work through the following contexts:

Domestic and local (home and health);

Industrial (food).

Aims 

  • Pupils will deepen their knowledge and understanding of food and nutrition;
  • Pupils will further develop food preparation and cooking techniques; 
  • Pupils will deepen their knowledge of consumer food and drink choice;
  • Pupils will be able to apply their knowledge to make informed choices;
  • Pupils will develop the creative, technical and practical expertise needed to perform everyday tasks confidently;
  • Pupils will build and apply a repertoire of knowledge, understanding and skills in order to design and make high quality products for a wide range of users;
  • Pupils will evaluate and test their ideas and products and the work of others.

 

Learning outcomes overview

Through this scheme of work, pupils will:

  • Recall and apply the principles of The eatwell plate and the 8 tips for healthy eating;
  • Explain energy and how needs change through life; 
  • Name the main nutrients, sources and functions;
  • Adapt and follow recipes using appropriate ingredients and equipment to prepare and cook a range of more complex dishes;
  • Demonstrate a wider range of food preparation and cooking techniques;
  • Apply the principles of food safety and hygiene; 
  • Explain the factors that affect food and drink choice;
  • Be given regular opportunities to demonstrate and apply their knowledge and understanding of food science;
  • Be given regular opportunities to consolidate their literacy and numeracy skills by using them purposefully in order to learn.

 

Parent and child home learning opportunities

Evaluation and feedback of practical outcomes

Independent research of products to be made

 

 

Year 9

This scheme of work has been developed to enable pupils to learn how to cook a range of dishes safely and hygienically and apply their knowledge of nutrition. In addition, they will consider consumer issues, food and its functions and new technologies/trends in food. 

Pupils will have the opportunity to work through the following contexts:

Domestic and local (home, health and culture);

Industrial (food and manufacturing).

Aims 

  • Pupils will extend their knowledge and understanding of food,      diet and health;
  • Pupils will extend food preparation and cooking      techniques; 
  • Pupils will extend their knowledge of consumer food and drink      choice;
  • Pupils will be able to apply their knowledge to make informed      choices;
  • Pupils will develop the creative, technical and practical      expertise needed to perform everyday tasks confidently;
  • Pupils will build an apply a repertoire of knowledge,      understanding and skills in order to design and make high quality products      for a wide range of users;
  • Pupils will evaluate and test their ideas and products and      the work of others.

 

Learning outcomes overview

Through this Scheme of Work, pupils will:

  • Apply the principles of The eatwell plate and relate this to diet through life;
  • List and explain the dietary needs throughout life stages;
  • Investigate information and guidance available to the consumer regarding food labelling and packaging;
  • Explain the characteristics of ingredients and how they are used in cooking;
  • Adapt and follow recipes to prepare and cook a range of predominately savoury dishes;
  • Demonstrate a range of food preparation and cooking techniques and independently apply the principles of food safety and hygiene; 
  • Be given regular opportunities to demonstrate and apply their knowledge and understanding of food science;
  • Be given regular opportunities to consolidate their literacy and numeracy skills by using them purposefully in order to learn.

 

Parent and child home learning opportunities

 Evaluation and feedback of practical outcomes

Independent research of products to be made

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