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Food studies


Subject: Food Technology Year Group: 9





Making Choices:


  • Apply the principles of The Eatwell Guide and relate this to diet through life;
  • List and explain the dietary needs throughout life stages;
  • Investigate information and guidance available to the consumer regarding food labelling, availability, traceability, food assurance schemes and animal welfare;
  • Explain the characteristics of ingredients and how they are used in cooking;
  • Adapt and follow recipes to prepare and cook a range of predominately savoury dishes;
  • Demonstrate a range of food preparation and cooking techniques and independently apply the principles of food safety and hygiene;
  • Investigate and discuss new trends and technologies used in food production, processing and cooking;
  • Demonstrate the knowledge, understanding and skills needed to engage in an iterative process of designing and making;
  • Be given regular opportunities to demonstrate and apply their knowledge and understanding of food science;
  • Be given regular opportunities to consolidate their literacy and numeracy skills by using them purposefully in order to learn.
  • Track their progress using the My learning journey booklet (cooking, nutrition, ingredients and creativity).






1. I can gather correct utensils when I need them.


2. I can gather correct ingredients when I need them.


3. I can choose correct equipment when I need them.


4. I can decide with help what I will make.


5. I can decide with help, how I will make.


6. With help I can choose important ingredients (features) when I am making.


7. I can describe what texture I am creating.


8. I can identify a range of healthy foods.


9. I can identify a range of junk foods.


10. I can stop when I have finished making my product.


11. Is familiar with similarities with cooking styles.


12. Evaluation - With help I can say if I like, dislike the tastes



















































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