Business Studies is an optional subject at Key Stage 4. It aims to give students an understanding of how businesses operates, including Marketing and Economics.
Students are currently studying for OCR GCSE Applied Business.Students study for one exam module in Year 10 called "Business in Action". The Year 11 coursework module is called "Making Your Mark in Business". This unit is dedicated to Marketing and is assessed by one Controlled Assessment, which is spread over two terms.
Head of Department contact email:
Mrs C Williams, Head of Vocational Education, email@example.com
Specialised pupil equipment required:
All students are expected to bring a minimum of pencil, pen, ruler, calculator and their folder and textbook to every lesson.
Course descriptors for KS3 and KS4 (broken down into terms)
Yr 10 – OCR Applied Business Exam, Module entitled "Business In Action"
Yr 11 – OCR Applied Business Controlled Assessment, "Making Your Mark in Business"
Yr 10 – OCR Applied Business, "Business in Action" (through Marketing)
Yr 11 – OCT Applied Business, writing up Controlled Assessment "Making Your Mark in Business"
Yr 10 – OCR Applied Business, Exam Module "Business In Action"
Yr 11 – OCR Applied Business, revision and for resit of the exam module if required, and complete Controlled Assessment
Trips planned for this academic year:
| Year Group
|| Alton Towers as a Business Module - tbc
|| Comparing Businesses – Next Generation Club
|| Comparing Businesses – Visit to business of students own choice