Category Archives: Food Technology

Ratcliffe Bake Off 2017

Monday the 27th February saw our annual Ratcliffe Bake Off with a twist on World Book Day. The students were asked to bring in a ready-made cake or cupcakes ready to decorate on the theme of books. Students could get their inspiration from a book, author or anything to do with books. We were blown away with the skill and…

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Christmas Food Competition 2016

On Monday 5th December we were again hugely impressed by the entries, the level of skill and originality of the Christmas food products that had entered our annual competition. The judges Mr Cantrill, Mrs Arnold, Mrs Davis, Mrs Taylor, Mrs Burton and Mr Ballard had a very difficult job in selecting the winners as always. All entries received points for…

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Stage 1 FutureChef 2017

Stage 1 of the annual FutureChef competition took place in the Food Technology department on Monday the 10th October during prep time. The challenge was to make a main course meal for 2 people costing no more than £5 in 60 minutes. We had lower numbers this year; perhaps students were worried about the competition from the other competitors. The…

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Future chef 2016 – The Final!

Huge congratulations to Yasmina Lock of Year 8 who represented not only Ratcliffe College but the East Midlands at the final of the FutureChef Competition on Monday 14th March at Westminster Kingsway College, London. There were over 8125 contestants in the competition and for Yasmina to get down to the last 12 contestants is a truly fantastic achievement. She was…

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