Food Studies

Head of Food & Nutrition Mrs D. Brigham – BSc (Hons) Food Management
Technician Mrs K. Green

Per Term Topic Information

Year 7

Autumn 1 Autumn 2 Spring 1 Spring 2 Summer 1 Summer 2
Hygiene & safety

Basic practical skills  – knife skills / weighing and measuring/ safe use of cooker

Where food comes from? Plant & animal sources

Food production – primary and secondary

Basic practical skills – kneading, sauce making

Healthy eating – 5 a day / 3 a day

Importance of breakfast

Year 8

Autumn 1 Autumn 2 Spring 1 Spring 2 Summer 1 Summer 2
Health & Safety

Risk assessments

Developing good practice in the kitchen

Eatwell guide and healthy eating guidelines

Adapting recipes

Savoury cookery

Consequences of a poor diet

Developing healthy eating cookery skills

Basic nutritional knowledge – 5 main nutrients

Year 9

Autumn 1 Autumn 2 Spring 1 Spring 2 Summer 1 Summer 2
Food poisoning

Hygiene laws

Risk assessment

Multicultural cookery

Moral, religious, social and environmental issues

Function of ingredients – food science

Cake making methods

Year 10

Autumn 1 Autumn 2 Spring 1 Spring 2 Summer 1 Summer 2
Hygiene & safety

Key temperatures

Bacterial growth

Marco nutrients – Protein, carbohydrates & fats

Micro nutrients – vitamins and minerals

Food science

Healthy eating – Eat-well guide

Factors effecting food choice:

  • Age and life style
  • Special diets
  • Religion
  • Medical issues

 

Cooking methods

Where food comes from

Bury Junior Master Chef competition

Food science

Moral, social and environment issues Non Examined Assessments (NEA)  mocks

  • Food science task
  • Food nutrient task – meal planning

Revision for mock exam

Year 11

Autumn 1 Autumn 2 Spring 1 Spring 2 Summer 1 Summer 2
Controlled assessment

Design ideas

Exam revision

Controlled assessment

Development of final product

Exam revision

 

Mock exam

Controlled assessment

Final practical exam

Competition of controlled assessment

Exam revision

Section A revision – Upside down cake.

Competition of controlled assessment

2 hour final practical exam

 

Full mock exam

Section A practical – Upside down cakes.

Section B revision – everything!

Exam 5th June 2017

1.30pm

2 hours

Curriculum Information

Year 7

No. of lessons per fortnight Frequency and length of homework Additional learning opportunities e.g. clubs, speakers, visits, residential … Department support e.g. intervention classes, revision classes … Additional guidance for parents e.g.  exam board info, websites to support revision, books to read, useful places to visit …
2 lessons per week for 6 months Once per half term

  • Ready to cook worksheet
  • Equipment worksheet
  • Evaluation of practical work
  • Farm to fork gardening / cookery club
  • MasterChef junior cookery club – Bury college
  • Bury Bake off competition
Lunch times for intervention Encourage pupils to be actively involved in making family meals.

Year 8

No. of lessons per fortnight Frequency and length of homework Additional learning opportunities e.g. clubs, speakers, visits, residential … Department support e.g. intervention classes, revision classes … Additional guidance for parents e.g.  exam board info, websites to support revision, books to read, useful places to visit …
2 lessons per week for 6 months Once per half term

  • Practical evaluation worksheet
  • Recipe adaptation worksheet
  • Problem page written task
  • Farm to fork gardening / cookery club
  • MasterChef junior cookery club – Bury college
  • Bury Bake off competition
Lunch times for intervention Encourage pupils to be actively involved in making family meals and encourage healthy choices at meal times.

Year 9

No. of lessons per fortnight Frequency and length of homework Additional learning opportunities e.g. clubs, speakers, visits, residential … Department support e.g. intervention classes, revision classes … Additional guidance for parents e.g.  exam board info, websites to support revision, books to read, useful places to visit …
2 lessons per week for 6 months Once per half term

  • Hygiene laws worksheet
  • Food storage worksheet
  • Multicultural food research task
  • Farm to fork gardening / cookery club
  • Bury MasterChef Competition
  • MasterChef junior cookery club – Bury college
  • Bury Bake off competition
Lunch times for intervention Encourage pupils to experiment with new recipes and flavours.

Collect free recipes from magazines and supermarkets.

Year 10

No. of lessons per fortnight Frequency and length of homework Additional learning opportunities e.g. clubs, speakers, visits, residential … Department support e.g. intervention classes, revision classes … Additional guidance for parents e.g.  exam board info, websites to support revision, books to read, useful places to visit …
5 Once a week

Practical preparation- selecting a suitable recipe, weighing out and reading recipe before lesson.

Once a fortnight

Theory – 

Practise exam questions and research tasks.

  • Farm to fork gardening / cookery club
  • Bury MasterChef Competition
  • MasterChef junior cookery club – Bury college
  • Bury Bake off competition
  • Taster courses at Bury College
Lunch times and after school for intervention AQA GCSE – Food Preparation and nutrition (Grades 1-9)

Encourage pupils to experiment with new recipes and flavours.

Collect free recipes from magazines and supermarkets

Use the on line book AQA illuminate.

For revision using BBC bitesize.

Revision book: Food Preparation and Nutrition revision guide

Year 11

No. of lessons per fortnight Frequency and length of homework Additional learning opportunities e.g. clubs, speakers, visits, residential … Department support e.g. intervention classes, revision classes … Additional guidance for parents e.g.  exam board info, websites to support revision, books to read, useful places to visit …
5 Once a week

Practical preparation- selecting a suitable recipe, weighing out and reading recipe before lesson.

Once a fortnight

Theory – 

Revision and exam questions

Taster courses at Bury college Lunch times and after school for intervention

Easter holiday revision classes

AQA GCSE – D&T Food Technology (Grades A* to U)

Use revision website – BBC bite size and s-cool.

Phone revision app – Jenny Ridgewell

Revision guide – D&T Food Technology.