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Lesson overview:Combining ingredients: making bread

  • accurately assemble, join and combine materials and components
  • accurately apply a range of finishing techniques, including those from art and design
  • use techniques that involve a number of steps
  • follow procedures for safety and hygiene
  • use a wider range of materials and components than Key Stage 1, including food ingredients and kitchen tools
  • accurately assemble, join and combine materials and components
  • accurately apply a range of finishing techniques, including those from art and design
  • use techniques that involve a number of steps
  • follow procedures for safety and hygiene
  • use a wider range of materials and components than Key Stage 1, including food ingredients and kitchen tools

Have knowledge and understanding about food hygiene, nutrition, healthy eating and a varied diet.

Be able to use appropriate equipment and utensils, and apply a range of techniques for measuring out, preparing and combining ingredients

Ingredients, yeast, dough, bran, flour, wholemeal, unleavened, baking soda, spice, herbs, fat, sugar, carbohydrate, protein, vitamins, nutrients, nutrition, healthy, varied, gluten, dairy, allergy, intolerance, savoury, source, seasonality, utensils, combine, fold, knead, stir, pour, mix, rubbing in, whisk, beat, roll out, shape, sprinkle, crumble, design specification, innovative, research, evaluate, design brief

In this lesson, we will carry out a focused practical task to explore how to combine a range of ingredients. We will use a range of tools and equipment to explore key ingredients such as yeast and the need for this in bread. You will follow a method sheet and learn how to prepare and make bread. We we will ask you to explore the various types of breads in different cultures. This lesson includes some physical activity and equipment beyond pen, paper or pencil. Please make sure your child is adequately supervised.

Equipment Required

Weighing scales, measuring jugs, bowls, spoons - various sizes, baking trays

Content guidance

Equipment requiring safe usage.

Supervision Level

Adult supervision recommended.