Food Technology


Key Stage 3


Year 7 Technology

In year 7 students are rotated four times. During year 7 students have opportunities in Food, Textiles, Product Design and Graphics. They spend approximately 10 weeks in each area and will have a focus in each. These focuses include Research, Designing, Planning, Making and Evaluating.

Food
In Food students learn basic kitchen skills; safe use of equipment; hygiene and safety; healthy eating and nutrition. Students make a variety of savoury dishes.

Graphics
In Graphics students learn how to use software to create 2D and 3D graphics.

Product Design
In Product Design students learn; marking out materials; different materials; electronic circuits and finishing processes.

Textiles
In Textiles students learn; how to create paper patterns to cut out material; how to sew; use the sewing machine; use an over locker and different ways of decorating fabric.

For further information on the Technology national curriculum, please follow the link below:
https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/national-curriculum-in-england-design-and-technology-programmes-of-study

Year 8 Technology

In year 8 students are rotated four times. During year 8 students have opportunities in Food, Textiles, Product Design and Electronics. They spend approximately 10 weeks in each area and will have a focus in each. These focuses include Research, Designing, Planning, Making and Evaluating.

Food
In Food students continue to learn and develop; kitchen skills; safe use of equipment; hygiene and safety; healthy eating and nutrition. Students make a variety of more complex savoury dishes and meals.

Product Design
In Product Design students continue to learn and develop; 3D drawings, graphics, marking out materials, different materials, electronic circuits and finishing processes.

Textiles
In Textiles students continue to learn and develop; how to create paper patterns to cut out material; how to sew; use the sewing machine; use an over locker and different ways of decorating fabric.

Control and Electronics
In Control and Electronics students continue to develop their understanding of how control devices work using Flowol. They then explore types of electrical components and create a simple circuit.

For further information on the Technology national curriculum, please follow the link below:
https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/national-curriculum-in-england-design-and-technology-programmes-of-study


Key Stage 4 – Food Technology


Year 9

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Year 10

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Year 11

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