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Food Technology

Food Technology is a compulsory subject in Years 7 to 9 and aims to instil a love of cooking to all pupils, offering a creative experience along with many crucial life skills.

Pupils will, by the end of Key Stage 3, be able to understand and apply the principles of nutrition and health; be competent in a range of cooking techniques and will be able to cook a repertoire of dishes so that they are able to feed themselves and others a healthy and varied diet.

Hygiene and Safety are always an important part of the weekly lesson.

The following are a selection of some of the items we produce:

Year 7 – Fruit fusion, crudités and dips, rock buns, apple crumble, iced biscuits, fruit scones, cheese scones, scone-based pizza, decorated fairy cakes

Year 8 – Hungarian chocolate biscuits, Victoria sponge, Swiss roll, honeycomb toffee, gingerbread muffins, a variety of egg-based dishes, a variety of cheese-based dishes, lemon curd and custard floating islands, vegetable au gratin, and pasta bake

Year 9 -  Quick base pizza, cheesy pasta bake, tomato pasta bake, jam tarts, quiche, apple pie, chocolate chip cookies, soufflé baked potatoes, roast chicken dinner, cottage pie, lasagne, two course meal in an hour and a session of ‘Ready, Steady, Cook’.