Business

Subject Overview

This is a highly motivated, well-resourced and successful department. The department offers the BTEC First Award in Business at Key Stage 4 and the BTEC Diploma and Applied A-Level in Business at Key Stage 5. 

The Business Studies department aims to provide our students with the skills and knowledge necessary for an ever changing competitive environment.  We aim to ensure that all our students can go out into the world of work with the attributes necessary to be a success. To achieve our aims we ensure we provide a curriculum that meets the needs of all our learners and set the highest standards and expectations. We encourage all our students to be the best that they can be.


Year Term 1 (a) Term 1 (b) Term 2 (a) Term 2 (b) Term 3 (a) Term 3 (b)
10 Topic: Unit 1 Enterprise in the Business World Assessment: Coursework Topic: Unit 1 Enterprise in the Business World Assessment: Coursework Topic: Unit 3 Promoting a Brand Assessment: Coursework Topic: Unit 3 Promoting a Brand Assessment: Coursework Topic: Unit 8 Recruitment, Selection and Employment Assessment: Coursework Topic: Unit 8 Recruitment Selection and Employment Assessment: Coursework
11 Topic: Unit 2 Finance for Business Assessment: Exam Topic: Unit 2 Finance for Business Assessment: Exam Topic: Unit 1,3 and 8 Assessment: Coursework Topic: Unit 1, 2, 3 and 8 Assessment: Coursework and exam resit Topic: Unit 1, 3 and 8 Assessment: Coursework Topic: Unit 1, 2, 3 and 8 Assessment: Coursework and exam resit
12 Topic: Unit 1 Exploring Business Assessment: Coursework Topic: Unit 1 Exploring Business Assessment: Coursework Topic: Unit 3 Personal and Business Finance and Unit 8 Recruitment and Selection Process. Assessment: Exam and Coursework Topic: Unit 3 Personal and Business Finance and Unit 8 Recruitment and Selection Process. Assessment: Exam and Coursework Topic: Unit 3 Personal and Business Finance and Unit 8 Recruitment and Selection Process. Assessment: Exam and Coursework Topic: Unit 3 Personal and Business Finance and Unit 8 Recruitment and Selection Process. Assessment: Exam and Coursework
13 Topic: Unit 10 Promotional Activities Assessment: Coursework Topic: Unit 10 Promotional Activities Assessment: Coursework Topic: Unit 8 Business Planning Assessment: Coursework Topic: Unit 8 Business Planning Assessment: Coursework Topic: Unit 12 Managing People Assessment: Exam Topic: Unit 12 Managing People Assessment:

Exam

Department Staff

Mr I Martin - Subject Leader
Mrs C Murray

Web links

Pearson

 Tutor2u

Business Case Studies

Extra Curricular Activities

Additional support to help students to complete their coursework and/or prepare for exams is offered after school as required by students.