Food and Nutrition (GCSE) / Catering and Hospitality (BTEC)
Food preparation and nutrition gives students a sound knowledge of the importance of maintaining a healthy balance of nutrients in our diets and the importance of food safety, thus developing essential life skills. Students develop independence in mastering a variety of high-level cooking skills. Students also gain scientific knowledge of the functions of ingredients and how to adapt recipes using this information. Also, how to conduct a scientific investigation including research, conducting a fair test, collating and evaluating results Food is a creative and technical subject that involves designing, making dishes to suit individual needs, problem solving and resilience.