Children participate in Food Technology lessons in our designated food technology room from Form 1 all the way through to Form 11. Learning about food, how to prepare it, and its implications to a healthy diet is important for every child, and a skill that each student will carry with them throughout their life.
The tactile nature of food allows us to draw on the pedagogy of play as a learning process when working with younger students.
Our younger students learn about healthy eating; where food comes from and food origins, farming and processing; understanding seasonality and knowing where and how a variety of ingredients are grown, reared, caught and processed. Students learn how to weigh and measure ingredients, cut fruit and vegetables safely with a knife; and they learn about the chemical reactions that take place in bread making whilst combining ingredients, kneading, shaping and baking their own bread.