Cookery classes, parties, holiday clubs, after school sessions, private lessons and now cookery class videos

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March 2020

Cookery class videos

I am now offering cookery class videos for those of you who are unable to attend classes or would like to spend extra time cooking at home. These videos are emailed to you directly once payment has been made along with a copy of the recipe.
Please email memorablecandy220@gmail.com to subscribe to this service
Youtube

Please visit my Mrs Bs Youtube channel for regular updates, cookery hints and tips and cookery class recipe previews. It would be fantastic to add your cookery videos so if you would like to send them to me I would be more than happy to add them to my channel and share them with the world! 


Term time and school holiday children's cookery classes
Mrs B's children's cookery classes
I provide children's cookery classes during both term time and the school holidays throughout the year. I cover the Early years goals, primary and secondary national curriculum objectives as well as all seasonal occasions such as Valentines, Saints days, Easter, Halloween, Guy Fawkes, Christmas, New Year and Chinese New Year.

Pupils learn how be safe within the kitchen and prepare for cooking following food safety and hygeine guidelines, they learn how to work together to develop their skills and carry out a whole host of techniques such as mixing, blending, weighing, measuring, combining, rolling, shaping, slicing, twisting, chopping, pouring, the list goes on!

Class times:

Bampton Primary School - Wednesday 3:15 - 4:30 pm
Faringdon Junior School - Thursdays 3:15 - 4:30 pm
Hailey Village Hall - Friday 3:45 - 4:45 pm
Carterton Town Hall - Monthly Saturday class 10:00 am - 12:00 pm (£25 per chef)

Classes cost £10 per child (contact me for school prices) and all equipment and ingredients are provided for the session. All you need to bring is an apron and container for your delicious dishes. Classes need to be booked in advance and paid for prior to the start of term.  Allergies and special dietary requirements should also be made known before the first session. Please arrive 5 minutes before the class starts to allow time for handwashing and putting on your child's apron. 
If you child is unwell then unfortunately they must not cook for 4the following 8 hours.
Schools and youth organisations
I am able to run cookery classes within a classroom environment whether it be pre-school, primary, secondary or college and bring all of the required equipment and ingredients with me. I tailor the sessions to meet the needs of your pupils and can create cookery workshops and courses for your educational establishment. Cooking confidence classes, after-school clubs, in-school talks and demonstrations. I can also provide video classes for schools along with copies of the recipes for the children.

I am also able to run a wide range of workshops after school and for clubs and associations such as Outreach programmes, Brownies, Beavers, Guides, Scouts, Young Carers, Duke of Edinburgh Award skills section on Bronze, Silver and Gold, Army cadets and so fourth. 

I am fully DBS checked with cookery school insurance in place and have Paediatric First Aid training. I also have Primary Qualified Teacher Status and taught as a primary school teacher for over eight years. 

My aim is to make cooking accessible for all and for every child or young adult to leave with new skills and confidence whilst learning within a fun, relaxed environment. 
Fresh produce
Cupcake baking and decorating
Cookery parties, group bookings and social gatherings for children or adults
Why not invite me to run a group cookery class or party within your own home/venue of your choice? I provide everything that you require and set up and clear everything away so that you have more time to enjoy the time with friends, family and colleagues. Perfect for social gatherings or teambuilding where you can enjoy some delicious food which you have created whilst learning new skills. 

I offer cookery workshops  for all ages and aim to teach within a fun, relaxed and friendly environment. 

Please see my cookery party page for further details. 

Education

Early years, primary and secondary curriculum objectives may be taught through the following:

  • Whole school activities
  • PPA cover
  • After school clubs
  • Holiday clubs
  • Workshops
  • Cookery demonstrations

​Please contact me to discuss your individual requirements

Cooking and Nutrition
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 enables pupils to feed themselves and others affordably and well, now and in later life.

Pupils should be taught to:

Key stage 1
use the basic principles of a healthy and varied diet to prepare dishes
understand where food comes from

Key stage 2
understand and apply the principles of a healthy and varied diet
prepare and cook a variety of predominantly savoury dishes using a range of cooking techniques
understand seasonality, and know where and how a variety of ingredients are grown, reared, caught and processed

Key stage 3
understand and apply the principles of nutrition and health
cook a repertoire of predominantly savoury dishes so that they are able to feed themselves and others a healthy and varied diet
become competent in a range of cooking techniques [for example, selecting and preparing ingredients; using utensils and electrical equipment; applying heat in different ways; using awareness of taste, texture and smell to decide how to season dishes and combine ingredients; adapting and using their own recipes]
understand the source, seasonality and characteristics of a broad range of ingredients

Taken from National curriculum in England: design and technology programmes of study 11th September 2013