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KEY STAGE 4



At Key Stage 4 the students can opt to study Food Preparation and Nutrition at GCSE where they will learn the following:

Commodities used in the food industry:

Fruit and vegetables

Meat, poultry, fish and eggs.

Milk, yoghurt and cheese.

Beans, nuts, soya, tofu seeds

Butter, oil, margarine and sugars.

Cereals.



A range of higher skilled dishes including:


Bread making

Cake making

Pastry; including short crust, choux and flaky

Sauces such as Ragu and Roux.

Batters

Gelatinisation and setting.



Core Knowledge:


Principals of Nutrition, diet and good health.

The science of cooking food

Food provenance, spoilage and waste

Cultures and cuisines

Factors affecting food choices.

Technological developments.

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