Curriculum Tag: Food

Food and Nutrition

Curriculum Intent

By studying Food and Nutrition at Blessed Robert Sutton all pupils from Year 7 to Year 11 will gain a coherent knowledge and understanding about diverse places, people, resources and natural and human environments, together with a deep understanding of the Earth’s key physical and human processes enlightened by the Sutton Way.

Food and Nutrition will teach Spiritual Development by:

Pupils developing an appreciation of God’s creation and an understanding of the spiritual connections to food choices. Pupils will understand the importance of the food we eat and the religions people observe. Pupils will learn about the world we live in and how our food choices effect the planet for future generations.

Food and Nutrition will teach Social Excellence through:

A range of teaching strategies that allow opportunities for pupils to work effectively as a community. Class discussions will develop pupils’ abilities to work effectively as a team; communicating, respecting, listening and developing each other’s ideas. Students will look at how food and meal times plays an active part in social development. Pupils will begin to develop their ICT skills to prepare them for the digital world we now live in and to equip them with skills for life.

Food and nutrition will teach Academic Excellence by:

Developing an understanding of the key theories behind food and nutrition and food science. Teaching will equip pupils to understand, the key theory behind nutrition and food, food science and why we need to eat a balanced diet. Students will continue to develop their practical skills and apply a broad range of skills in their practical work. Pupils will develop their knowledge and understanding of the function of key ingredients both in recipes and also in the diet. Pupils will use their scientific knowledge of ingredients to make predictions, carry out experiments and record and evaluate their findings. Additionally, pupils will learn how food choices can have an impact on peoples well being and the connection to special diets that people have to follow.

Food And Nutrition Learning Journey

Some examples of students work: