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Food Studies

Designed by Jamie Oliver in partnership with Edexcel, this qualification aims to give you the basic skills and knowledge to be able to cook for yourself in a healthy way for the rest of your life.

Qualification profile:

• Consists of two single unit BTEC qualifications at Level 1 and Level 2

• Both qualifications are fully funded on the QCF and contribute to Performance Points

Online Teacher Support Materials will accompany the course. They have been designed with teacher-ease in mind. They are user-friendly enough for those teachers without a home economics qualification to be able to teach, while at the same time providing exciting content for more experienced teachers and those who already have a good knowledge of food and cooking.

Level 1 
Contributes to Foundation Learning provision

Focuses on giving young people the skills to prepare delicious and nutritious home-cooked food – using fresh ingredients – as well as an understanding of the value of passing on cooking knowledge

Level 2
Equivalent to half a GCSE

Develops the student’s ability to plan and prepare a series of nutritious home-cooked meals for breakfast, snacks, lunch and dinner, and helps them understand how to cook economically.

Here are the plans for the Food department:

Food KS3

Food KS4 Offer

For further details, please contact Evette at ewalker@klms.leicester.sch.uk.

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