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WELCOME TO MISS O’COY AQA FOOD TECHNOLOGY 4545 “ My main aim is to inspire and enthuse pupils. I want to encourage them to enjoy the subject, their practical.

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1 WELCOME TO MISS O’COY AQA FOOD TECHNOLOGY 4545 “ My main aim is to inspire and enthuse pupils. I want to encourage them to enjoy the subject, their practical work and feel at ease to be creative with their ideas” FOOD TECHNOLOGY

2 MISS O’COY HND Culinary Arts Birmingham College of Food HND Culinary Arts Birmingham College of Food BSc(hons) Food and Hospitality Management BSc(hons) Food and Hospitality Management Kitchen Manager- Mitchells and Butler Kitchen Manager- Mitchells and Butler Quality Assurance inspector Quality Assurance inspector PGCE Food and Textiles Birmingham University PGCE Food and Textiles Birmingham University Roundwood Park Value added +11.1% Outstanding results in first year at Roundwood. Outstanding departmental results in Design and Technology. Recently promoted to HOD 100% A-C Every student gaining their Target grade. A number a grade above.

3 Year 10 Course Year 10 Course Focus on building knowledge and understanding through practical based activities that develop skills Bread, cakes and sauces Bread, cakes and sauces Batch production/ sugar experiments Batch production/ sugar experiments Short crust pastry Short crust pastry Egg experiments Egg experiments Lemon meringue pie Lemon meringue pie Lasagne, tiramisu and chicken kievs Lasagne, tiramisu and chicken kievs Health and hygiene Health and hygiene Christmas project Christmas project Sensory analysis Sensory analysis Cooking every week

4 CHRISTMAS PROJECT

5 The Year 11 Course- controlled Assessment 20 pages of A3-45 hours spent 20 pages of A3-45 hours spent Organised into 5 assessment criteria Organised into 5 assessment criteria Each delivered to a deadline Each delivered to a deadline Focused on practical as much as possible Focused on practical as much as possible 1 tier suitable for all 1 tier suitable for all 1 x 2 hour examination 1 x 2 hour examination 60% Coursework 40% Exams 60% Coursework 40% Exams

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8 Why choose food technology as an option? Lesson created to enthuse and inspire Lesson created to enthuse and inspire Learning of many valuable life skills and techniques. Learning of many valuable life skills and techniques. Student notes and guides issues. Student notes and guides issues. Exemplar folders available to help Exemplar folders available to help High grades accessible if the student is organised and motivated High grades accessible if the student is organised and motivated Wide variety of activities with as much practical as possible. Wide variety of activities with as much practical as possible. Ability for student to create their own designs Ability for student to create their own designs Very little hand writing- use of ICT. Very little hand writing- use of ICT. Adds a variety to GCSE timetable. Adds a variety to GCSE timetable. Trip to add depth to curriculum, to Cadbury world. Trip to add depth to curriculum, to Cadbury world.

9 Careers in food technology… Students taking GCSE Food can go on to… Students taking GCSE Food can go on to… FOOD Chef Dietician Food development Nutritionist Caterer Food stylist Teacher/ lecturer Students can take A level product design at RPS or food technology at St Georges. University courses include; Food and Hospitality, Nutrition, Hotel and Catering, Food and Consumer management and many more.

10 FOOD TECHNOLOGY CAN GIVE YOU… Life skills, both for yourselves and your future families. Life skills, both for yourselves and your future families. Knowledge of how to partake in a balanced lifestyle and avoid health problems. Knowledge of how to partake in a balanced lifestyle and avoid health problems. Careers in food. Careers in food. Popular knowledge in today's society. Popular knowledge in today's society.

11 The Area of Study THANKS FOR LISTENING FOOD TECHNOLOGY ANY QUESTIONS ?


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