AIMS OF CURRICULUM:
Home Cooking Skills aim to give students the opportunity to learn a critical life skill and encourages them to share this with as many people as possible. We aim to arm the student with sensible, practical knowledge they can take into the world and actually use. Whether having a party, cooking for family, future children or making lunch, they will be fending for themselves, saving money, using skills every day for the rest of their life.
PURPOSE OF STUDY:
To enable students to develop their knowledge and essential skills they need to cook simple, nutritious, affordable food. These are invaluable skills that our students will have the opportunity to learn when they follow course.
We will provide opportunities for the students to learn as man ‘new skills’ to use in the kitchen as possible. Once a skill is mastered students will be capable to use it again and again in lots of recipes, as skills are really transferable.
Skills will include:
- Health and safety
- Hygienic food preparation,
- Knife skills
- Knife safety
KS3 WHAT DO THEY STUDY?
Focus on giving students the skills to prepare delicious and nutritious home cooked food, using fresh ingredients as well as an understanding of the value of passing on / sharing cooking knowledge.
KS4 WHAT DO THEY STUDY?
Develops the students ability to ‘Plan and Prepare’ a series of nutritious home cooked meals for breakfast, snacks, lunch and dinner and helps them how to cook economically.
Jamie Oliver Home Cooking Skills
Level 1 BTEC Contributes to Foundation Learning Provision
Level 2 BTEC Equivalent to half a GCSE.