Food and Hospitality

Overview

Food is currently delivered through a lesson a week in Year 7 and Year 8

Hospitality is an option subject offered in Key Stage 4

Food is a life skill and all student will be given the opportunity to study healthy lifestyles and cook different dishes in a supportive environment.

On the hospitality course you will learn a wide variety of key subject areas including; preparing, planning and cooking, front office services, marketing and promotion, planning and running an event, managing finances, barista skills, menu planning and health & safety. These vital skills will give your career a great boost in this growing industry.

Assessment is a combination of examinations and coursework assignments.

Year 7 & 8

Students will be given the theory about healthy lifestyles and will be given the opportunity to prepare and cook different dishes throughout the year.

Students will be given an awareness in Year 8 about potential option of hospitality at Key Stage 4.

BTEC

Year 9

In Year 9 students that choose hospitality will be given a mixture of practical and theory which will then enable them to have an increased awareness of the subject prior to starting the BTEC qualification in Year 10. Students will become confident in working in the kitchen and creating meals. They will also look at the full range of the growing hospitality industry.

Year 10 & 11

In Years 10 & 11 students will complete both the external and internal assessments for the BTEC qualification. This will include both written assignments and practical tasks.

Facilities and Resources

Students will be working in both a classroom and the food room which has small kitchen units. In this area they will have the opportunity to simulate a work place environment.