As part of their work with food, pupils should be taught how to cook and apply the principles of nutrition and healthy eating. Instilling a love of cooking in pupils will also open a door to one of the great expressions of human creativity. Learning how to cook is a crucial life skill that enable pupils to feed themselves and others affordably and well, now and in later life’ source: National Curriculum.

Students are expected to provide ingredients from home in order to make their dishes during practical lessons. School will provide store cupboard basics such as oil, herbs, spices etc. There is provision of ingredients available on parental request e.g. Free School Meal students are eligible for this.