News Category: Food Tech

Apr 11 GCSE Food and Nutrition – Seasonal delights!

Posted in Food Tech, School News, Year 10 News.

Mrs Hedges was so impressed by our Year 10 GCSE Food and Nutrition class yesterday – with their very seasonal cooking! The students made Hot Cross Buns to celebrate Easter and to put into practice the food science of bread making.

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Apr 02 Interform Cooking Contest

Posted in Food Tech, Year 8 News.

The Year 8 Interform Pizza Competition took place last night in our Food technology department. Students from each of the 9 forms in Year 8 took part in the 2nd Annual Interform Cooking Contest following a record number of applicants which led to stiff competition of one of the 4 places in each team. The […]

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Mar 19 Sixth Form at Swinton Park

Posted in Sixth Form, Food Tech, School News, Year 12 News, Year 13 News.

Did you know you should boil your bagels before baking? Sixth Form students studying Food Science and Nutrition had an amazing time at Swinton Park Spa Hotel on Wednesday 6th March, researching for their exam coursework. Part of their brief is to design a menu suitable for serving at a Health Spa and they could […]

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Dec 04 Gingerbread Houses with Baltzersens 

Posted in Food Tech, Year 9 News.

Year 9 have been given a fantastic opportunity to compete in our first Gingerbread House Competition. We have been very fortunate as  Baltzersens  , the Scandinavian bakery in Harrogate. very generously came in to teach the students how to create the beautiful houses. Gem and Nathan, their bakers kindly came in to present a masterclass after […]

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Jun 05 Year 7 Healthy Eating Competition

Posted in Food Tech, Year 7 News.

Just before half term we held our healthy eating competition finals! 14 students were shortlisted from 280 to prepare their cous cous salads which were judged and tasted by Mr Taylor and Medhi (head chef at Fodder). The standard of the  competition was extremely high and congratulations to everyone involved. The winner was presented with a […]

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May 08 Harrogate Flower Show

Posted in Food Tech, Year 8 News.

Following our internal Food Technology competition amongst Year 8 students in March, the winning team from 8Y, recently attended the Harrogate Spring Flower Show. They were able to demonstrate making their 3 dishes live on the Cookery Theatre stage alongside Stephanie Moon. Everyone had a wonderful time and we would like to thank Stephanie Moon […]

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