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Food and Nutrition

Department Intent: 

“No-one is born a great cook. One learns by doing.” Julia Child

Our vision is to create an environment where students can be successful and build foundations for the rest of their life by applying the principles of nutrition and healthy eating, whilst fostering a love of cooking. 

We deliver practicals with challenge which encourage independent thinking and learning, to prepare our young people to cook confidently, hygienically and safely for themselves and their families. 

Food plays an integral role in our day to day lives but it is also central within cultures and beliefs from all around the world. Our curriculum reflects the diversity in our local community and across the globe, enabling students to explore new flavours, ingredients and traditions. 

Key Stage 3

Key Stage 4

Exam board name: AQA

Paper 1: Food preparation and nutrition

Exam board website: https://www.aqa.org.uk/subjects/food/gcse/food-preparation-and-nutrition-8585/specification-at-a-glance

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