Food Preparation and Nutrition allows pupils to explore their creativity using a range of materials and techniques. Pupils are taught how to become competent in a range of cooking processes such as selecting and preparing ingredients, using utensils and electrical equipment and how to adapt their own recipes.
Pupils are taught the importance of healthy eating and the principles of nutrition. Pupils are encouraged to explore flavours and textures whilst learning a variety of cooking techniques and making a range of predominately savoury dishes.
BTEC Home Cooking Skills
Cooking is an essential life skill, empowering us to make changes that benefit our health and wellbeing. Our Home Cooking Skills course aims to give every young person the basic skills and knowledge to be able to cook for themselves in a healthy, cost-effective way, as well as gain the confidence to share these skills with friends and family.