Cookery Club

Cookery club. A six-week cookery club run by Food Studies student leaders. The club aims to be student led and so students can discuss and select the recipes they wish to make. Students will also be able to decide how they could showcase their work, this make be a charity sale, sharing on the school’s social media, inviting parents to taste test or cooking for The Derby staff!  


Staff Member DB, KSH and KG  
Time and Day

– Tuesdays 3 – 4:15pm

– September to December term 1a Key stage 4 pupils  

 – November to Dec term 1b year 9 pupils  

– January to March  term 2a year 8 pupils  

 – May to July term 3b  year 7 pupils  

Aims of the course
  • To develop new skills  
  • To build confidence in the kitchen 
  • To work independently and part of a team  
  • To experiment with different flavours and ingredients  

Skills you will learn


  • Time keeping  
  • Health and safety 
  • Working with peers and making new friends  
  • Presentation skills  
  • New cookery skills  
What you will need
  • An interest in practical cookery 
  • Commitment to the full six-week club (Places will be limited and so students with a confirmed place only to attend)  
  • A willingness to experiment and share new idea’s 
  • A container  
  • Extra ingredients can be optional  
  • Permission to attend  
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