What is Food Technology for at Meridian High School?
The aim of Food Technology is to provide each and every student the opportunity to develop a knowledge and understanding of a broad range of practical skills, techniques and recipes. Food Technology is a popular subject and students are provided with an opportunity to be creative and independent. Students can explore their creativity in cooking and preparing a variety of dishes.
Why does Food Technology as a subject matter?
Cooking and healthy eating is an important life skill and Food Technology is focused on preparing healthy dishes safely and hygienically. Students will explore healthy eating and balanced diets and will learn about the nutritional needs of different groups in society.
What does Food Technology help young people to achieve?
In KS3 students we concentrate on teaching students practical cookery skills in order to help them understand the characteristics of ingredients and about their diet and nutritional needs. This helps students to develop the skills and knowledge they need to make and implement healthy food choices and to be comfortable and confident in a kitchen.
Additional learning resources:
Students are provided with ALL their ingredients for every practical lesson free of charge throughout both Key Stage 3 and 4.