Christian Head, Kirkby Stephen, Cumbria, CA17 4HA

017683 71693

Kirkby Stephen Grammar School

A Co-operative Academy

Year 9 Food Preparation & Nutrition

During the food course students will learn and develop new skills and qualities through these curriculum areas:

  • Advanced cooking skills.
  • Diet and nutrition for specific groups.
  • Investigating food science.
  • Plan and prepare a 3 course meal for a specific group cuisine.
  • Hygiene and Safety Award
  • Within each Key stage area students will extend their existing knowledge through challenging new projects.

Food Preparation & Nutrition Assessment

All students are assessed through a variety of assessment procedures and given a key stage grade using the National Curriculum levels. Assessments are made after each project is completed.

Assessment procedures are:

  • Work completed in booklets through a Design. Make and Evaluate criteria.
  • Practical Outcomes are assessed to GCSE standards using the new 1 to 9.
  • Effort grades will also be given.

For more information please go the DATA (Design & Technology Association) website at or contact Mr Kevin Gough.