Food Preparation & Nutrition
This course will give students an in-depth knowledge of nutrition, food choice, where food comes from and practical cooking as well as the ability to apply this knowledge when cooking.
It will prepare them for further study, such as a high-quality food related tech level, or apprenticeships in the catering or food industries.
Much of the course will be delivered through preparation and making activities. Students must be able to make the connections between theory and practice to apply their understanding of food and nutrition to practical preparation.
Topics and themes have been grouped. These topics are:
Through the course you will be assessed on a range of tasks, both practical and theoretical.
50% non-exam assessment
Task 1: Food Investigation (30 marks)
Task 2: Food preparation assessment (70 marks)
50% exam paper: 1hr 45 mins