Food Mid KS3 Y8 Mainly Making - Protein Foods

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D&T Key Resources
Food Mid KS3
Y8 Mainly Making
Protein foods – 4
First published 2015; updated 2016

In this students will be developing a range of preparation and cookery methods whilst making protein rich dishes. They will list the sources and function of protein in the diet, describe the consequences of a diet lacking in protein and explain the different needs for protein at different life stages. They will then prepare a selection of ingredients for a range of dishes, following recipes and demonstrating safe use of equipment.

Key learning:

  • Understand the source of and function of protein in the diet
  • Identify and cooking with a variety of protein ingredients


  • Sauce making
  • Heat control using hob
  • Use of high risk ingredients
  • Key temperature controls

NC 2014 Learning objectives

  • CNB12 How to select and prepare ingredients
  • CNB14 How to apply heat in different ways
  • CNB7 How to use a broader range of preparation techniques and methods when cooking
  • CNB10 How to store, prepare and cook food safely and hygienically
  • CNB17 How to cook a repertoire of predominantly savoury dishes to feed themselves and others a healthy and varied diet
  • CNB2 That food provides energy and nutrients in different amounts; that they have important functions in the body; and that people require different amounts during their life
  • EA2 actively involve others in the testing of their products

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D&T Key Resources

These Design and Technology Key Resources form part of a KS3 plan for D&T learning and a project bank from which you can choose to populate your school’s learning plan. Other resources in the plan cover curriculum areas of Textiles, Systems and Control and Product Design.

These resources have been developed to help teachers who are looking to move their schemes of work from craft-based focused projects, where the craft outcome is the critical factor, towards planning D&T learning units that focus on students’ learning in design and technology.

The resources are designed to enable you to either use the full KS3 learning programme or to plan your own using these available units from the bank. You can use these units with others from the ever growing bank available on the D&T Association website or you can design your own to fit your school’s requirements.

Each learning unit has been designed by starting with selected learning objectives from the 2014 National Curriculum. From here the units have been developed with tasks, activities and experiences which provide opportunities for students to learn and demonstrate what they have learned. Furthermore assessment opportunities have been 'designed in' where teachers can assess whether students have learned what the unit has set out to teach them. To make them easier to reference in medium and short term plans they have been coded DB1, MA2, MB7 etc. A full reference table of coded learning objectives is included in this pack

Across all material components of D&T resources have been developed for Early, Mid, and Late Key Stage 3 and are of varying lengths, each with a different theme and approaching the activities from a different learning focus:

  • Mainly Designing               two to five hours
  • Mainly Making                   three to four hours
  • Design and Make              six to eight hours
  • Technology in Society      two hours



Each resource pack comprises:

  • Unit of work
  • PowerPoint presentations
  • Self assessment worksheets
  • Homework sheets
  • Support resources

Units can be purchased as individual items or as sets across early, mid or late KS3, or as a full set covering the whole of KS3.

Curriculum Credits cannot be used to purchase this item.


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