10 Food Studies A

Year 10: 1 Semester / Responsible Living

Australian Curriculum Website: https://www.australiancurriculum.edu.au/f-10-curriculum/health-and-physical-education/



Students are given the opportunity to develop their skills and knowledge of food preparation through planning and preparing a range of food items with a focus on food hygiene and ethical eating. They are able to work both independently and collaboratively in conducting research, preparing food and presenting material. Problem solving skills are developed through designing practical solutions to issues relating to hygiene, nutrition and sustainability.

Topics may include

  • food safety and hygiene
  • yeast and pastry skill development
  • ethical eating
  • cooking to retain vitamins


Students are assessed against the technology and health and physical education Australian Curriculum achievement standards.

  • practical applications
  • written evaluations
  • problem solving
  • investigations
  • written assignments

Additional Information

In some instances, students may wish to bring extra ingredients and materials for presentation of work to supplement those provided by the school.

While there are no pre-requisites for this course, some knowledge and skills in food preparation would be an advantage .