Head of Department: Mrs D Powell
Level of teaching: Key Stage 5
Key Stage 3 (Years 7-9)
This course is not studied at Key Stage 3.
Key Stage 4 (Years 10-11)
Course Code: Enterprise and Marketing L1/2 Certificate – J819
Exam Specification: https://www.ocr.org.uk/qualifications/cambridge-nationals/enterprise-and-marketing-level-1-and-2-certificate-j819/
Key Stage 5 (Years 12-13)
Course Code: A Level Business Studies AQA 7132
Exam Board Specification: http://www.aqa.org.uk/subjects/business-subjects/as-and-a-level/business-7131-7132
Recommended Entry Requirements:
- Grade 5 GCSE English and Mathematics
- A genuine interest in the study of businesses and the influences on them.
Why Business Studies?
Gain a critical understanding of organisations and their ability to meet the needs and wants of society. Acquire the tools and information required to understand how businesses are created and managed, as well as an insight into how they become successful. Specific topics include leadership, motivation, e-commerce, marketing, finance and legislation. We will also discuss how businesses need to respond to economic challenges, changes in trends and consumer spending and consider the ethical dilemmas and responsibilities faced by organisations.
With A level Business, you will acquire extremely valuable skills in strategic planning, decision making, problem solving and data analysis.
Business Studies News
GCSE students were jumping for joy this morning as they celebrated another year of outstanding GCSE results with 81% of students achieving five or more GCSEs at grades 9 – 4 (A*-C equivalent).
Prior to starting in September, please complete any Summer Assignment for your chosen courses. This is intended to spark your curiosity and support your transition to A level.
This summer’s GCSE and A Level exam timetables are now available for download. Please click the link to Exam Information.