Food and Nutrition KS4


Food is a challenging and rewarding subject, which allows students to examine all aspects of food – from farm to fork. All students will learn the principles of nutrition, special diets, hygiene, microbiology, food science, ethics and the environment. A variety of skills and methods will be delivered through an array of challenging practical cookery tasks.

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The Units Studied are as follows:

2 Non-Exam Assessment Tasks (Coursework)

  • Task 1 – Food Science Investigation – 15%
  • Task 2 – Food Design & Preparation Project – 35%

1 Written Examination Paper

  • 1 hour 45 minute written examination paper – 50% of the total marks



BNF Healthy Eating Week 2019 –  a dedicated week in the year to encourage organisations across the UK to focus on healthy eating and drinking, and physical activity, and celebrate healthy living!

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