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Food Technology Year 7-9

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An introduction to healthy living, with the occasional treat. Students will learn about dietary needs and why food is important for growth and development. We will be covering how food is digested and how long different foods take to go through our system. Students will explore a variety of studies on how our body lets us know when we are deficient in a variety of vitamins and minerals.

Students will also be exposed to a variety of cooking techniques, both simple and complex. They will have the opportunity to prepare and sample a variety of foods. A variety of techniques will also be demonstrated to the students. We will cover planning and preparing simple healthy main meals, snacks and desserts .

Students will also learn how to cook in a hygienic and safe environment. A variety of issues will be covered, from how to hold a knife correctly, how to put out a fat fire and how to prepare food hygienically. Students will also learn about portion control, budgeting and consumerism.​

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Last reviewed 14 June 2022
Last updated 14 June 2022