Costa Scone Trip 2017

Following winning the Canon Slade Scone Competition, Harry Cohen and I were invited to Costa in Bolton College to reproduce my winning lemon, almond and cardamom scones; these were to be sold in the Costa Coffee shop to raise money for the Alzheimer’s charity. On the...

Please Contribute to the Tesco ‘Bags of Help’ Scheme for CS

The school has applied to Tesco through their ‘Bags of Help Scheme’ for funding to develop the scrubland at the end of C block and the pond. The title of the project is “Plant, Grow, Conserve, Reap and Sow” (PGCRS for short). There are two other projects being...

Manchester Metropolitan University – Food Workshop 2017

On Thursday, 8 June 2017 the Food Department was delighted to welcome Dr Bartek Buczkowski and past student Kate Dines, to talk to interested Year 10 students at lunchtime. Twenty students took part in the workshop. The emphasis was on the role of sugar in the diet...

Annual Dessert Competition – Week Beginning 22 May 2017

The GCSE Food groups enjoyed taking part in our annual dessert competition. The brief was ‘design a restaurant quality chilled individual dessert.’ Students had 30 minutes to assemble the dessert and could use standard components. Everyone was provided with a stemmed...