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KS3 Curriculum Guide - Year 7 Food & Nutrition
Rotation in DTFood and Nutrition   
In this 13 week rotation with Design Technology, students will have an introduction to food and nutrition including healthy living and being learning about the science behind nutrition focusing on how producers can extend the life of our foods without impacting quality. Food and Nutrition has a Students would take part in a wide range of practicals such as enzymic browning through fruit salads, healthy pasta salads, how to manipulate ingredients for different purposes. They will produce a range of breads including rolls and Chelsea buns as well as using pastry in different recipes including jam tarts and cheese and onion triangles. Students will have demonstrations of each practical and develop their theoretical knowledge behind it.
Assessment: There will be practical and written assessments. The mid point assessment will include a technical challenge based on skills developed and students will create a tear and share bread following a recipe but with no demonstration as well as a written assessment. The end of unit assessment will be a Showstopper Challenge where students will design and make either a bread or pastry product and using the theoretical knowledge, ensuring the health factor. This will be accompanied by a written assessment.Key Words and Terms