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25/07/21

Great to see our students popping up It certainly was a wonderful event hosted by and a great opportunity for our artistic and talented students. Thank you to all involved https://t.co/CVWmzFtSX5

http://www.twitter.com/twicksch/status/1418159861859332097

22/07/21

Miss Scott addressing the Year 9’s for the final time. Twickenham School will miss you! https://t.co/4WRKUuHClm

http://www.twitter.com/twicksch/status/1417884921130065927

21/07/21

Some of the recycled art work made during our House event is ready to be displayed as a reminder of our to care for our environment. So proud to see students representing our values. ⁩ ⁦https://t.co/dy9fn8vqcu

http://www.twitter.com/twicksch/status/1417157917187379200

19/07/21

Thank you to all the volunteers who came to our careers networking event last week! https://t.co/PCChZ3kIAh

http://www.twitter.com/twicksch/status/1417146460886425613

19/07/21

Our students entered their poems for the Foyle Young Poets of the Year Award today. Best of luck! ⁦ https://t.co/gkgso05JbF

19/07/21

Twickenham School would like to wish Sir Jack Petchey a very happy 96th birthday today!

http://www.twitter.com/twicksch/status/1416721597566705664

18/07/21

Cooking Club tackled sushi making last week. There were some beautiful displays on show. Thank you Mr Maloney for passing on your sushi skills! ⁦ https://t.co/GU0SsKqz7n

http://www.twitter.com/twicksch/status/1416076668360433673

16/07/21

Students have been learning about castles and built their own versions. What amazing creative skills! Well done all. I am sure the chocolate one is now eaten! Yum! ⁦ https://t.co/J4ox1Ue46W

http://www.twitter.com/twicksch/status/1416037093021831177

16/07/21

Congratulations to Cyrus who won 1st prize in a national competition where he had to produce a poster of a movie/theatre and out of many entries, he won! Cyrus chose 30 friends to go to Cineworld to celebrate his success with his prize money! https://t.co/N4i0LWezRn

http://www.twitter.com/twicksch/status/1416034932128878593

16/07/21

Student vs Staff Badminton! Third place goes to Callum, second to Mrs Gower and first to Mr Tranter! 🏆👏🏽 https://t.co/cb1xTC6BSr

http://www.twitter.com/twicksch/status/1415945237172834305

16/07/21

Torch Magazine has arrived! Ms Ruse has purchased her copy and is looking forward to reading it! Well done to the magazine team for your hard work and dedication 👏 ⁦ https://t.co/MrtsYSlAM5

http://www.twitter.com/twicksch/status/1415697949934358547

15/07/21

Torch Magazine is on sale tomorrow! ⁦⁩ ⁦ https://t.co/xHh7r2DawF

http://www.twitter.com/twicksch/status/1415680654977617942

15/07/21

Students enjoyed an array of international short films as part of Cultural Awareness Day. Our film critics voted on their favourite: a Spanish animated film 'Cuerdas', about a girl who befriends a disabled boy. ⁦⁦ https://t.co/fIYIcmo6Vh

http://www.twitter.com/twicksch/status/1415621239079571457

15/07/21

Fabulous news! The Twickenham Titans came 4th in the Water Rocket Challenge!Also winners of the best banner AND winners of the special 'land an egg' rocket challenge. We are so proud!! ⁦⁩ ⁦ https://t.co/5u9r7YFEoA

http://www.twitter.com/twicksch/status/1415588841537351680

15/07/21

Students learning about Moroccan culture before cooking their culinary delights! https://t.co/MPo0RFbACY

http://www.twitter.com/twicksch/status/1415577171825934336

15/07/21

Students are greeted this morning by Mr Iqbal and Mr Tabron who are keen to start the Cultural Diversity Day. It promises to be an exciting day! ⁦ https://t.co/Prl3YYw1CA

http://www.twitter.com/twicksch/status/1415405436472238082

14/07/21

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From Monday 26 July until Friday 27 August, young people and families in receipt of benefits-related Free School Meals will be able to access a regular source of FREE activity groups and nutritious meals over the summer! https://t.co/rsgHzASQbY https://t.co/5YBefeH2QM

http://www.twitter.com/twicksch/status/1415353147590074371

14/07/21

Lunchtime wallball in the sun for Year 7 students. What a great combination! ⁦⁩ ⁦ https://t.co/dSTt6MWsJz

http://www.twitter.com/twicksch/status/1415351497072726021

14/07/21

Twickenham School is getting ready for our first ever Cultural and Diversity awareness day! Looking forward to an exciting day tomorrow, sharing our home cultures with each others. ⁦ https://t.co/IKTp1k9DS3

http://www.twitter.com/twicksch/status/1415123518145146883

14/07/21

Wishing our Twickenham Titans the very best of luck at the NPL Water Rocket Challenge today! ⁦ https://t.co/WUxPm4WyV9

Food and Nutrition

Intent:

The food curriculum at Twickenham School aims to ensure that students are taught how to cook and apply the principles of nutrition and healthy eating in order to be able to maintain a healthy lifestyle now and in the future.

Theoretical knowledge is learnt through practical activities and experimentation. Students are encouraged to be imaginative, and take risks. Lessons are taught in a well-equipped, specialist classroom.

In Year 10, a wider range of specialist skills and cooking techniques in line with the AQA GCSE focus on five key areas: 

• Food, nutrition and health

• Food science

• Food safety

• Food choice

• Food provenance

In Year 11, students complete their two non-exam assessments as well as sitting their exam:

• Task 1: Food investigation - Students' understanding of the working characteristics, functional and chemical properties of ingredients This includes practical investigations into the properties and characteristics of food, which are a compulsory element of the task.

• Task 2: Food preparation assessment - Students' knowledge, skills and understanding in relation to the planning, preparation, cooking, presentation of food and application of nutrition related to the chosen task. Students will prepare, cook and present a final menu of three dishes within a single period of no more than three hours, planning in advance how this will be achieved.

Specification: AQA

https://filestore.aqa.org.uk/resources/food/specifications/AQA-8585-SP-2016.PDF

Curriculum Sequence

Implementation:

Year

Autumn 1

Autumn 2

Spring 1

Spring 2

Summer 1

Summer 2

10

Health and safety

Eat well guide

Making informed food choices

Macronutrients Practical skills

Planning meals for specific groups Vegetarian taste testing Energy needs Nutritional analysis

Food presentation methods

Skills tests  

Bread experiments Coagulation experiments Carbohydrate structures and experiments Raising agents

MP1

Micro-organisms and enzymes

Food spoilage Bacterial contamination Buying and storing food Practical skills

Preparing, cooking and serving food  Factors influencing food choice - religion and culture

Food labelling and marketing influences Traditional cuisines and research task Cuisine sensory analysis

Menu cuisine planning Sensory evaluations Food sources Food and the environment

MP2

NEA 1 practice Food investigation - understanding of the working characteristics, functional and chemical properties of ingredients Practical investigations into the properties and characteristics of food

NEA 2 practice Food preparation assessment -

Students will prepare, cook and present a final menu of three dishes Planning in advance how this will be achieved.

MP3

11

NEA Task 1 – task analysis and research planning

Mock Revision

MP1

Research planning

Mock 1

NEA Task 1 research experiments and write up Research summary Research hypothesis Testing hypothesis and write up

MP2

NEA task selection

Task analysis Research life stage Research dietary group Summarise research Select and justify dishes

MP3

Make 3 or 4 dishes to demonstrate  technical skills

 Analyse technical skills Select final dishes

Complete final three dishes Complete evaluation

Revision

Exam techniques