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COURSE: AQA GCSE in Food Preparation and Nutrition 8585


The GCSE Food Preparation and Nutrition specification sets out the knowledge, understanding and skills required to cook and apply the principles of food science, nutrition, and healthy eating. Students must be able to make the connections between theory and practice to apply them understanding of food and nutrition to practical preparation. Topics and themes have been grouped to help you teach the specification, but these are not intended as a route through the specification, you can teach the content in any order.


The topics are:

1. Food, nutrition and health

2. Food science

3. Food safety

4. Food choice

5. Food provenance.


Revision Resources


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