It is our aim to develop independent, competent learners who progressively increase their basic food preparation and cooking skills; they will also learn about food hygiene and food safety; diet and nutrition; and wise food shopping within the practical environment. We look to develop and improve their ability to cook for themselves, whilst also preparing themselves for life in the work place.
As a department, we endeavour to provide a rich and varied learning experience for all our students within a friendly and happy environment. We promote high standards of academic achievement through designing, making and evaluating results. We work together as an enthusiastic team and promote an environment where all students develop personal responsibility and self-motivation but consider the needs and achievements of others.
Below are examples of some food products made during Key Stage 3 lessons:
|Pizza Toast||Muffins||Decorated Cakes|
|Fruit Crumble||Fruit or Savoury Scones||Swiss Roll|
|Savoury Salad||Risotto||Sweet & Sour Pork|
|Pasta Bake||Bolognese Sauce||Pizza|
The department currently offers GCSE courses in Catering. At Advanced level, students may choose BTEC Hospitality Levels 2 and 3 courses in Food Technology. Students will be given the opportunity to complete the Food Hygiene Certificate Level 2 during years 11 and 13.