Curriculum Intent

In Food, our curriculum intent aims:

To provide a curriculum built on the principles of nutrition, with a clear understanding of healthy eating and the Eatwell guide.

To develop confidence and independence at selecting and modifying recipes, allowing them to plan, prepare, cook, and present a range of dishes.

To provide opportunities to explore and investigate different ingredients, where they come from, their properties and functions.


Curriculum Plan

Curriculum Map 2022 23 Food


Student Learning Journey

Food Student Learning Journey


Exam Board Information

Key Stage 4


Reading List

Food Preparation And Nutrition Reading List


Career Links

The food and hospitality industry in the UK is ever increasing in popularity, with specific food stores now set up focussing on puddings or cake. Undertaking Food Preparation and Nutrition at GCSE level will develop your knowledge and skills to prepare you for a number of roles in this area. These roles include:


Cake Decorator


Pastry Cook

Restaurant Manager

Sous Chef


For further information about possible future careers in this area, please speak to one of your Technology teachers.


Subject Leader Information

Subject Leader: Mrs Sarah Tapp