Design Technology


Year 7

Students will understand and develop hygiene and safety procedures

Students will be learning the principles of the new Eatwell Guide and tips for healthy eating.

Students will develop food preparartion and cooking techniques

Year 8

Students will deepen their knowledge of understanding of food and nutrition.

Students will recall and relate the principles of the Eatwell Plate

Students will research and cook International Cuisine

Year 9

Students will extend their food preparation and cooking techniques

Students will cook a range of dishes developing their creative and practical expertise

Students will focus on designing and making Healthier Fast Food



Reasons for studying Level 1/2 Hospitality & Catering

Students will develop understanding related to a range of hospitality and catering providers; how they operate and what they have to take into account to be successful.

There is the opportunity to learn about issues related to nutrition and food safety and how they affect successful hospitality and catering operations.

Students will also have the opportunity to develop some food preparation and cooking skills aswell as transferable skills of problem solving, organisation and time management, planning and communication.

Students will gain an overview of the hospitality and catering industry and the type of job roles that may be available to assist them in making choices about progression. Successful completion of this qualification could support entry to qualifications that develop specific skills for work in hospitality and catering.


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