Year 7

You will learn about:

  • The food technology room and the procedures we follow to ensure, the food that we prepare is safe to eat;
  • Health and safety procedures;
  • How to work together in a small group;
  • The words we use to describe and categorise food;
  • How to read a recipe;
  • How to use the equipment, the oven, the grill, the stovetop and the microwave effectively;
  • How to clean up and wash and dry dishes - without a dishwasher!
  • Nutrition and making healthy choices;
  • Garden to table
  • Use fresh seasonal produce in your creations;
  • Identifying the physical and functional attributes of the ingredients;
  • Food from different cultures around the world;
  • How to modify basic recipes;
  • The technology process.

You can look forward to modifying or designing and creating delicious products in the authentic context of Street Food and for the lucky ones, Celebrations!

 

Year 8

You will learn build on what was learnt in the Year 7 course and learn about:

  • How to ensure your creations are nutritious and well balanced;
  • How to write a recipe;
  • How to modify recipes to make them healthier;
  • How to write a brief;
  • Planning for practice;
  • Functional modelling;
  • Evaluating the outcome;
  • Food and hospitality skills by supporting our student led café, Kawhe Hui;
  • Develop a product for the café based on stakeholder feedback;

You can look forward to modifying or designing and creating delicious products in the authentic context of Al Fresco (Outdoor) Cafe Food.

Extension Opportunities

Kawhe Hui Entrepreneurial team – Terms 1, 2, 3 and 4

This is only open to Year 8 learners. Interested learners will have to submit a written application and those that are selected will be working in the following sub-groups: entrepreneurial, financial, cuisine, service and advertising. They will be responsible for the day to day to day running of our own student led café, Kawhe Hui and therefore will be required to attend lunchtime training sessions each week and be on a roster to work in the café on Fridays.