Food Technology

Food is music to the body” Gregory David Roberts.  

Key Stage 4 

Year 10 is the start of the 2 year GCSE voyage. Our curriculum is specifically tailored to ensure our students achieve their full potential in examinations set by AQA. Click here to see the exam board's website.

AQA GCSE Food Preparation and Nutrition  

This course offers our learners the opportunity to develop their knowledge and understanding of food preparation and nutrition. The practical and theoretical skills learners acquire by studying this course empowers them to work confidently and independently.  Learners become self-sufficient young adults with a contextual understanding of current, diet-related health issues within society. 

There are 5 core areas:

Food, nutrition and health 

•Food science 

•Food safety 

•Food choice 

•Food provenance. 

British Values, SMSC and Cultural Capital 

We celebrate diversity and develop mutual respect and tolerance of those with different faiths and beliefs. Students appreciate cultural influences on the food we cook and the diversity of ingredients available for us to cook with. Students delve into the moral and ethical implications of buying organic, free range, local & seasonal produce. They also learn about staple foods of other countries.