Home Economics KS3 – Year 10
Year 10 – Home Economics – Learning Intentions.
Food Around the World
( 4 weeks)
The influence of other countries on food choice in the UK.
Dishes which originate from all over the world
The culture and eating habits associated with other countries. –
Mexican Quesadillas (an example of a Mexican dish)
How to chop ingreds correctly – highlight problems.
Revision of using the hob safely
How to dry fry
Food From Around the World
To extract relevant info and complete leaflet
To make decisions for final dish
Food From Around the World Practicals
Prepare authentic dishes from their chosen country. (Marked Assessment Task 1)
Submit leaflet on chosen country. (Marked Assessment Task 2)
Food Safety (8 weeks)
Importance of Food Safety – Introd – DVD(Loughrey College)
Recent outbreaks (Flicks restaurant – Belfast)
Identifying possible ways of cross contamination
Serving suggestions of Philadelphia Plait
Bacteria ( Factors affecting growth)
The danger zone
High risk foods
The 4 Cs
Contamination and Prevention of illness
How contamination occurs / vehicles
Influence of foreign countries on food choice
How to prepare garlic and ginger
Use of high risk ingredients
Cooking and Temperature Control
Precautions when cooking/cooling/thawing/reheating and keeping food warm
Using the BBQ
Chilling and storage
Main storage areas and rules
Stock rotation and Refrigeration – Labelling
Lemon Chilled Flan
Action of acid on cream
Adaptation to reduce fat and sugar
Correct storage and handling of chilled products
The importance of Personal Hygiene
The importance of Cleaning and Disinfection and how to go about it
Aims of cleaning / chemicals / what to disinfect
Handling High risk foods
Budgeting (5 weeks)
NB This unit will overlap between terms 1 and 2.
Why is it necessary to budget?
Different types of budget
How to prioritise money
Essential and non-essential spending
Christmas Cookery- Snowballs
Budgeting – Week 2
Consequences of debt
What bills need to be paid and how often?
Saving money around the home/ Making money go further
Assessment – 25% of Christmas report. MAT 3.
Budgeting -Week 3.
Methods of payment for goods and services
Brief comparisons of payment methods
Understanding cheques and bank cards
Using an ATM /cashpoint machine
Careers in Home Economics
Careers Lesson – Pupils will be informed about careers related to studying GCSE Home Economics and Child Development and Job opportunities within N Ireland.
Unit 4 – Fat and CHD (5 weeks)
(a low fat recipe adaption)
Fats and Health
What is fat?
Functions and composition of fat
What is Cholesterol and its effects on health?
How fat intake can be reduced
To use ‘The Foods You Eat’ app/Explore food website tool to analyse the total fat content and different fat types in their Spaghetti Bolognese and Sweet and Sour recipes.
Sweet and Sour Chicken / Pork
(Another example of a low fat dish)
Coronary Heart Disease
Risk factors for heart disease
How it occurs
Relation to diet /dietary implications
How to lower risks
Soluble fibre / oily fish ( omega 3) / ACE vitamins (antioxidants)
Tuna, Pasta and Sweetcorn Bake
(using oily fish)
Roux sauce making
Use of blender to make breadcrumbs
Rationing – (2 weeks)
(Home Economics / History Connected learning activity)
What is rationing?
Why it was necessary
How long it lasted and which foods were involved
How the health of the nation was improved.
Homework activity – MAT 4
Working in pairs pupils will produce a dish representative of Wartime Britain – Mini Toad in the Hole
Housing (9 weeks)
Factors affecting choice of accomodation
Main types of accommodation –advantages / disadvantages of each
How to make scones
Revision of ‘rubbing in’
Buying a House or Flat
Where to look?
Making an Offer
Borrowing the money
Mortgages – types – Repayment /Endowment.
House prices – locally / nationally
Cake making / creaming fat and sugar
Renting A Property
Advantages vs disadvantages (Buying vs Renting)
Reasons for renting -Examples of adverts
Rights and responsibilities of landlord and tenants – Tips
Introduce coursework activity Assessment – 40% of Summer report (MAT 5)
Assessed practical exam – Savoury Pasties (20% Summer Report – MAT 6)
Chicken Fried Rice
(influence of another culture on food choice)
Advertising food to children
What makes a good advert
What makes an advert memorable
Does music/comedy/celebrities help sell?
What marketing strategies are used by companies to target children?
Food for celebration!