Food

Curriculum Details

KS4

Design & Technology

Content

Year 10

Homework

Parent / Carer Support

    Checking students are completing homework.Providing ingredients. Supporting students to weigh out and prepare ingredients.Informing school in advance if a student is unable to take part in a practical.
    Worksheets Investigation of food products and ingredients.
    Revision for end of unit tests.
    Preparation of ingredients in advance of practical lessons.

6 modules covered in Year 10:Fruit and vegetables, cereals and staples. Meat, fish, poultry, eggs, dairy, fats, oils and sugars. Peas, beans, lentils, nuts. This unit is examined and accounts for 50% of the GCSE.

Principles of Food Preparation and Nutrition.

Non-Examined Assessment (NEA) 1

Internally Assessed. Food Investigation - practical and experimental work investigating. function & application of ingredients. Accounts for 15% of the GCSE.

    Research and revision.
    Checking students are completing homework. Supporting with revision.

Non-Examined (NEA) Assessment 2.

Internally assessed. Food Preparation Assessment. A 3 hour practical exam and portfolio of work ( theme to be set by exam board in advance). Accounts for 35 % of GCSE.

    Research and revision.
    Checking students are completing homework. Supporting with revision.

Year 10 exam.

May/June 1hr 45min. Out of 100.

    Revision.
    Testing students.

Study Guides & Resources

Extra Support

    Catch up and support lunch time and after school by arrangement. In rooms T10/11.

Content

Year 11

Homework

Parent / Carer Support

Controlled Assessment.

20 hour project on a theme of their choice from a selection supplied by the exam board. Which also includes 7 practical cooks and a folder of supporting work.

    Exam question practice as students are not allowed to take controlled assessment home to work on.
    Checking students are completing homework.
    Providing ingredients for the practical element of the controlled assessment.

Non-Examined Assessment (NEA) 1

December75min long.

    Revision.
    Help with testing.

Bread and fish projects.

Revision for exam.March-May.

    Exam questions and revision.
    Help with revision. Testing pupils.

Study Guides & Resources

    OCR Design and Technology for GCSE: Food Technology - copies available in school to be used in school. GCSE D&T Food technology OCR Revision Guide from Amazon/book shops around £6.

Extra Support

    Encourage pupils to cook at home with a variety of ingredients and methods of cooking. Watch cookery programmes on the television.

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Newdigate St | Kimberley | Nottinghamshire | NG16 2NJ

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