Teaching staff: Miss Rorke
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:

Key Stage 5 (Years 12-13)

Course Code: A Level Business AQA 7132
Exam Board Specification:

Recommended Entry Requirements:

  • Grade 5 GCSE English and Mathematics
  • A genuine interest in the study of businesses and the influences on them.

Why Business?
Business is concerned with the actions and decisions taken by individual firms and focuses on topics such as Marketing, Human Resources, Finance and Production Methods. If you are interested in how businesses operate, grow and compete you will find this a motivating subject.

You will acquire the tools and information required to understand how businesses are created and lead, as well as gain an insight into how they become successful. You 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.


Three written papers worth 33.3% each

Recommended Reading

A Level Business AQA Year 1 & 2
CGP A Level Business AQA – Complete Revision and Practice

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