Boarding School, Scotland - Lomond School

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Health & Food Technology

This subject is about much more than food.  It combines aspects of science, nutrition, cooking, life skills and finance. Students learn about the inter-relationships between diet, health, family, home and choice and the management of resources.

Food and Health Technology gives students a valuable insight into:

The Food and Health Technology Department aims to equip young people with skills and knowledge, which in turn, encourages good health and a positive attitude to food throughout life.

The course content provides scope for developing skills, knowledge, understanding and attributes through creative, practical and work-related activities. Further, it develops skills that are recognised as being important for success in the world of work and are essential to being a responsible citizen and a confident individual.  The skills and knowledge covered also offer an excellent platform for a range of careers and further study. 

During their time in the department pupils will study a selection of the following topics in Health & Food lessons: