Batchwood School: Make Everyday Count

Cooking and Nutrition

The focus of the department is on learning practical skills to cook independently and developing an understanding of healthy eating and nutrition. The practical tasks are based on preparing and cooking predominantly savoury dishes, with an emphasis on nutrition at all times. 

The school provides ingredients for all students.

Key Stage 3

The learning areas are:

  • Practical cooking skills
  • Diet and nutrition
  • Designing and making dishes and products
  • Hygiene and safety
  • How food is sourced

Key Stage 4

Our students in Year 11 are studying for the OCR Home economics: Food and Nutrition GCSE and our students in Year 10 are completing the Jamie Oliver Home cooking skills BTEC level 2.

Gallery Cooking, Art & Design & Horticulture
A Gallery showing a cross curricula project between Cooking & Nutrition, Art & Design and Horticulture where we made a Thai salad using the edible flowers and chillies that were grown.

Gallery Cooking & Nutrition Gallery