Food Preparation and Nutrition
This is practical and creative course which focuses on giving you the necessary skills and subject knowledge to provide you with a strong foundation in food preparation and nutrition— which you will be able to demonstrate in the two practical tasks.
It is important that you maintain your interest in food preparation, presentation and the wider issues of nutrition beyond the classroom by practicing your skills and applying your learning at home.
Watching the numerous food and cooking programs available on television will inform on the broader impact of catering and the food industries.
- Set text: The AQA Design and Technology: Product Design Lonsdale School Revision Guide ISBN 1903068819
- Nelson Thornes’ Resistant Materials ISBN 9781408502730
Access to ICT facilities is very helpful using Internet research, Powerpoint for enhanced presentation. ‘Sketch Up’ is an invaluable drawing and design package that students can download for free at home. (go to sketchup.com and select educational package). Solidworks is available for students to access during class, lunchtimes and after school.