Welcome to the Cooking and food skills module for children aged 8-11 years. This module supports primary school children learning about food preparation and cooking through five Key Facts:
Key Fact 1 - Around the world people use a range of different ingredients, equipment and cooking techniques to prepare food;
Key Fact 2 - When planning to cook we need to consider current healthy eating advice, the needs of different people and occasions;
Key Fact 3 - When planning to cook, we need to select the most suitable ingredients, equipment and food skills for successful results;
Key Fact 4 - There is a range of additional food skills which enable us to cook;
Key Fact 5 - Buying, storing, preparing and cooking food safely and hygienically are vital for health.
This module also features 28 exciting videos which show food skills being demonstrated and recipes being made. These are supported by easy-to-follow recipes and teacher guidance:
Peel chop and grate - video downloads and videos
Cool creations - video downloads, videos and recipes
Hot and happening - video downloads, videos and recipes
Brilliant baking - video downloads, videos and recipes
There is also an additional module exploring Sensory work with food.
A series of podcasts have been developed to further support primary teaching.
Last reviewed: 10/05/2011
Next review date: 01/10/2013