Head of Department: Mr Amar Virk
Head of Food Technology: Ms Bilkis Rahim
Key Stage 3 (Year 7-9)
Theme – Domestic Birds
Becoming familiar with the cooking area, safe use of knife, basic kitchen equipment, oven safety, prepare a range of fresh ingredients e.g. peeling, grating weighing and measuring ingredients
Theme – Bees
Selection of fresh & suitable ingredients to make fast food more healthier, alternative healthy ways to cook fast food, using a range of equipment to enhance cooking skills, knowledge of spices, cooking styles, chine diet and culture, research, design, plan, make and evaluate dishes
Theme – Inner city Gardens
Researching, designing and making selection of dishes, the importance of nutrients in the diet, develop a range of interesting dishes using range of skills, techniques and ingredients, planning a course of action for making a selection of dishes, make and present the selection of dishes.
Key Stage 4
Year 10 investigate on various foods, functions and nutrition.
Year 11 complete the NEA control assessment of topics which is sent by the exam board. They also refresh on previous topics and practice exam questions in preparation for the final written exam in summer.
Revision topics include;
unit 1: food preparation skills
unit 2: food nutrition and health
unit 3: Food science
unit 4: Food safety
unit 5: Food choice
unit 6: Food provenance
unit 7: Food preparation and cooking techniques