Food Technology KS3

Food Technology KS3

Year 7 – Rotation 1

The main aim of the unit is to ensure students have Basic Skills and Understanding of Food. They will also:

  • Use adaptations to basic recipes to make them healthier
  • Use and understand sensory analysis
  • Gain knowledge about hygiene, health & safety within the environment
  • Gain an understanding about healthy eating principles
  • Understand the function of basic food ingredients during the practical lessons

There will also be opportunities for students to:

  • Understand industrial practice
  • Develop presentation and research skills

Recipes made are: Fruit Fusion, Coleslaw, Scones, Pizza

 

Year 7 – Rotation 2

The main aim of the unit is to develop confidence and skills learnt in rotation 1. They will also:

  • Start to recognise different nutrients.
  • Understand the nutritional properties of food
  • Build on their knowledge of food ingredients and the skills in preparing them.

There will also be opportunities for students to:

  • Develop the recipes further to suit their skill level
  • Link the products made in a nutritional context

Recipes made are: Fruit Crumble, Enchiladas, Bacon Pasta Bake, Muffins

 

Year 8 – Rotation 1

The main aim of the unit is to develop the key practical skills in preparation for GCSE as well as gaining essential life skills. This is by using ‘Foods Around the World’ as a theme for the whole of year 8 projects. They will:

  • Redevelop existing food products
  • Extend their knowledge about hygiene, health & safety within the environment
  • Work more independently during practical work by using individual recipe cards
  • Gain an understanding about different French, British, Australasian cultures and their cuisines
  • Understand lifestyles/ special diets
  • Develop their practical skills further

There will also be opportunities for students to:

  • Understand industrial practice in the given areas
  • Develop presentation and research skills

Recipes made are: Pear Marble Tray Bake, Quiche, Anzac Biscuits, Bread & Pasties

 

Year 8 – Rotation 2

The main aim of the unit is to further develop the key practical skills in preparation for GCSE as well as gaining essential life skills. This is by using ‘Foods Around the World’ as a theme for the whole of year 8 projects. They will:

  • Redevelop existing food products
  • Extend their knowledge about hygiene, health & safety within the environment
  • Work more independently during practical work by using individual recipe cards
  • Gain an understanding about different Greek, Mexican, German, Italian and British cultures and their cuisines
  • Understand lifestyles/ special diets
  • Develop their practical skills further

There will also be opportunities for students to:

  • Understand industrial practice in the given areas
  • Develop presentation and research skills

Recipes made are: Cheesecake, Chilli Cobbler, Black Forest Gateau, Lasagne & Fruit Pie