Food

Design & Technology

KS3

Curriculum Details

Year 7

Content

Homework

Parent / Carer Support

Safety and basic skills

Safety, hygiene, basic equipment.
Eat Well plate.
Function of ingredients.
Weighing and measuring.
Dietary fibre.
Rubbing in method.
Fruit/vegetables in season and organic.

    Design a title page that demonstrates various mark making techniques.
    Observational drawing of a boot.
    Draw an object using mark making techniques.
    Helping them to carry out homework. Supporting them to weigh and measure ingredients accurately.
    Practise similar dishes at home to ones cooked at school.

Design a pizza (assessed piece)

Designing and making a pizza of their choice using a design brief, producing a specification and evaluating the final product (30 minute written exam).

    Pizza information board, plan order for making.
    Revision.
    Help with finding pictures for information board.
    Taste testing pizza.
    Help with revision

Study Guides, Resources & Extra Support

    Year 7 Recipe Book School First one free 50p for any lost ones
    Use of computers to complete homework. By arrangement with teacher T9, 10 and 11.

Year 8

Content

Homework

Parent / Carer Support

Healthy Eating

Eat well guide in detail.
Balanced diet.
Carbohydrates and fats.
Protein.
Vitamins and minerals.

    Homework on iron and calcium.
    Spelling test.
    Vegetarians and protein.
    Eat well guide.
    Helping them to carry out homework.
    Supporting them to weigh and measure ingredients accurately.
    Practise similar dishes at home to ones cooked at school.

Cereal/
Staple Foods

Staple foods. Different cereals. Designing and making a pasta sauce of their choice using a design brief, producing a specification and evaluating the final product. 30 minute written exam.

    Taste testing.Revision.Market research on pasta.
    Taste testing pasta and sauce. Help with revision.
    Practise similar dishes at home to ones cooked at school.

Study Guides, Resources & Extra Support

    Year 8 Recipe Book School First one free 50p for any lost ones.
    Use of computers to complete homework. By arrangement with teacher T9, 10 and 12.

Year 9

Content

Homework

Parent / Carer Support

Meal planning

Revisit nutrients.
Where our food
comes from.
Design a burger.
Using food in focus computer program.

    Foreign food work sheet.Design a two course meal. Herbs and spices.
    Helping them to carry out homework.Supporting them to weigh and measure ingredients accurately.Practise similar dishes at home to ones cooked at school.

Design and make a fruit or vegetable product

Organic, Fairtrade and GM foods.
Designing and making a main dish and pudding/ sweet of their choice using fruit and vegetables, producing a design brief,
a specification and evaluating the final product.
30 minute written exam.

    Survey on fruit and vegetables. Recipes for assessment cook. Taste test dishes. Revision for exam.
    Help finding recipes for assessment cook. Taste testing fruit and vegetables. Help with revision.

Study Guides, Resources & Extra Support

    Year 9 Recipe Book School First one free, 50p for any lost ones.
    Use of computers to complete homework. By arrangement with teacher T9, 10 and 13.

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The Kimberley School

Newdigate St | Kimberley | Nottinghamshire | NG16 2NJ

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