Year 7 Food Technology

In Year 7, students study Food Technology for one semester. The course offers students the opportunity to explore food in an exciting and practical way. Students study food as an essential need for the function of the human body and its relationship with good health, focusing on the role of fruit and vegetables, a range of nutrients and the importance of breakfast in the diet. Students also learn about the importance of safety and hygiene in the kitchen environment and preparing food for social occasions.  Students learn through developing their practical skills and being exposed to a range of food items.

In practical classes, students prepare a variety of recipes using a number of different cooking methods, including baking, grilling and frying and begin to develop skills in the kitchen which will become an invaluable tool for the rest of their life.