Food Technology – Revision Notes – Spring 2011
The entire specification and exemplar papers can be found on the
Look under GCSE; Design Technology; Food Technology.
Students have undertaken 2 exemplar exam papers which will be handed
back for revision purposes and for familiarization with the structure of the
Past papers and exampler questions will be used to supplement their files,
adding to the work done in year 10.
BBC Bitesize; GCSE; Design Technology: Food Technology, is also a useful
Lonsdale Revision Guides for Food Technology are available from school
for £5 to include the revision guide and the workbook.
Since we have completed the coursework, all lesson time is spent in preparing
for the exam. Students will also be given the chance to carry out some
practicals to aid with the written revision above. This will continue up until the
Topics for revision include:
Nutrition – functions in the body and sources
Functions of ingredients – use of correct terminology
Modern and Smart materials – modified starches and biotechnology
Standard Components – pre-manufactured food items
Health, Safety and hygiene
Designing to a specification; designing skills
ICT in the food industry, CAD/CAM, Specialist equipment
Sustainability – reduce, recover, reuse, and recycle
Ethical Design – special dietary needs and cultural differences
Any enquiries to Miss R Argrave at school on Tel: 01202 656300 or