Food preparation and Nutrition is an exciting and creative course which focuses on practical cooking skills to ensure pupils develop a thorough understanding of nutrition, the source of the food and the science behind food ingredients.
Pupils will nurture their practical cooking skills to give them confidence to cook and experiment because of their understanding of the food ingredients.
Food preparations are integrated into five core topic areas:
Food preparation is a scientific and practical subject which requires:
Coursework NEA1 15% of the total marks – Internally assessed
Coursework NEA2 35% of the total marks – Internally assessed
Exam 50% of the total marks – Externally assessed
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The course allows pupils to express their creavity and prepare and cook food dishes. They will need to be organised as food recipes need to be prepared in advance. They will learn about the science and function of ingredients, this will develop skills and knowledge of food preparation.
There are various careers in Graphics. Here are some examples:
‘‘‘I chose Food as I like to be creative and look into how food is cooked and how different dishes are created. I think from studying food you gain many different skills, such as teamwork and resilience. Personally I feel like I have learned to be more patient and this subject has especially helped me in me management. I love working with my friends and learning about different food combinations and different recipes that I would never have known before. I would say to achieve well in food, you need to be willing to work hard and take care of your own responsibilities.” Y11 pupil
“The reason that I chose food was because I really enjoy being creative and wanted to learn new skills. By opting for this subject I have learned to be resilient and patient which is useful for the future. I really enjoy being creative when it comes to making new things and I also enjoy trying foods that I haven’t had before and completing practical’s.”Home