Food Technology

Key Stage 3 Food Technology is taught in a block rotation with the rest of the technology subjects.

We currently offer Food Technology as an option to take at GCSE in Year's 10 and 11.

  • Year 7, 8 & 9
  • Year 10

     

    NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Food and Cookery

    This course involves students completing 4 units of work.

    Unit 1 - Preparing to Cook.   This unit is an internally assessed one in which students will have to complete a portfolio of evidence against a specific brief.

    Unit 2 - Understanding Food.   This unit in an internally assessed one in which students will have to complete a portfolio of evidence against a specific brief.

    Unit 3 - Exploring Balanced Diets.  This unit is worth 25% of the overall grade and is an externally set and assessed exam.

    Unit 4 - Plan and Produce.   This is an internally set and assessed unit in which students produce dishes in response to a brief and create a portfolio of evidence.

    Please click here for a link to the specification.

  • Year 11

     

    GCSE Food Preparation and Nutrition (AQA Exam Board)

    This course is 50% exam and 50% Non Exam Assessment (NEA).   

    There are two NEA's, the first is a Food Investigation task, this involves an investigation into the functional working properties of food and a 1500-2000 word written report which is worth 15% overall.  This NEA is completed within a maximum of 10 hours.

    The second NEA is a Food Preparation task.  This involves the students planning, preparing, cooking and presenting a final menu of three dishes catered around a specific task.   This NEA is completed within a maximum of 20 hours.

    Please click here for a link to the specification.