11FNTN

Year 11 Food and Nutrition - Nourishment for Life

Course selection will be active from the 14th August 2020.

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: L. Valli

This course dives deeper into everyday nutrition to prepare students for a healthy lifestyle. 

In this course students will learn about:

  • how to meet their everyday nutritional needs
  • understand different types of lifestyle nutrition (e.g. vegan, vegetarian, sports nutrition, diabetes)
  • learn how to plan a healthy family meal within a budget
  • discover the impact of convenience food on health and well-being
  • learn about food poverty in NZ and carry out a community project to help others
  • complete an inquiry research project on a nutrition topic of their choice 
  • develop lifelong practical skills including knife skills, cooking techniques and food safety

Students need to be able to handle a variety of foods, and the course is not suitable for students with severe food allergies.

Year 11 classes have 2 practical classes per timetable cycle.


Contributions and Equipment

All students need: pens, pencils, ruler, eraser, glue stick, highlighters, coloured pencils, scissors.
Specific requirements for this class are:
1 2B8 exercise book
Students have the option of bringing in additional or specialised ingredients

Fully covered shoes are compulsory for all practical classes.

Recommended Prior Learning

Open entry

Pathway

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