Our curriculum is designed to develop cooking skills which will inspire students to feed themselves and others affordably and nutritionally, now and in later life. In addition, they will develop vital life skills to enable them to make informed decisions about a wide range of future learning opportunities and career pathways.
- Demonstrate effective and safe cooking skills, preparing and cooking using a variety of food commodities, cooking techniques and equipment
- develop knowledge and understanding of the functional properties and chemical processes as well as the nutritional content of food and drinks
- understand the relationship between diet, nutrition and health, including the physiological and psychological effects of poor diet and health
- understand the economic, environmental, ethical, and socio-cultural influences on food availability, production processes, and diet and health choices
- demonstrate knowledge and understanding of sensory qualities and microbiological food safety considerations when preparing, processing, storing, cooking and serving food
understand and explore a range of ingredients and processes from different culinary traditions (traditional British & international), to inspire new ideas or modify existing recipes.