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Normal life in our country today would clearly not be possible without businesses.

Business studies therefore employs an analytical, evaluative and investigative approach to the subject. It gives students the skills and knowledge to understand how businesses are set up and managed.

Business studies lesson explodes into life with:

  • Animated presentation which facilitates students’ understanding of key examination techniques
  • Interactive and fun activities  with lively exercises that seek to introduce and reinforce key concepts
  • Short video case studies and supporting worksheets which seek to illustrate key concepts as well as giving students ideas for integrating the video into lessons

Studying Business allows students to make informed decisions about further learning opportunities.  Students taking the BTEC First in Business level 2 can progress to BTEC National level 3 in Business which can lead to a number of Business and Economics related degree courses. Students can further progress into degree courses in related business subjects as well as many  other social science courses.

Careers for Business students include:

Accountant, Financial Analyst, Store/Area Manager, Operations Graduate, Investment Banker, Fund Analyst, Broker, Risk Analyst, Corporate Markets Graduate, Assistant Brand Manager, Trainee Buyer, Business Operations Graduate, Management Consultant, Business Analyst, Store Development Trainee, Human Resource Manager, Fraud Strategist. 

The Business Studies Team

Mr A Iniaghe 

 Mr Iniaghe

Subject Leader: Mr A Iniaghe

Mr E Constantine-Cort 

Teacher: Mr E Constantine-Cort



Curriculum

Key Stage 4

BTEC First Level 2 Award in Business (2013) – Edexcel

Business Studies has always proved to be a very popular option subject, providing students with invaluable insights into the Business World.  We currently offer the following units:

Year 10
  • Unit 1: Enterprise in the Business World (Coursework – Internally Assessed)
  • Unit 2: Finance for Business (External Examination)
Year 11
  • Unit 3: Branding and Promotions (internally Assessed)
  • Unit 8: Recruitment, Selection and Employment (Coursework – Internally Assessed)

Further information about the course can be found by following the link below:

BTEC Firsts Level 2 in Business (KS4) – Edexcel

http://www.edexcel.com/quals/firsts2012/business/Pages/default.aspx

Key Stage 5

BTEC Nationals Level 3 Extended Diploma in Business (2016) – Edexcel

BTEC Nationals are an alternative to conventional A Levels and prove to be very popular for post 16 students.  All students follow the Triple Award equivalent to 3 A Levels which comprises of a total of 9 coursework units which are all internally assessed, covering the most important areas of Business and 4 externally assessed units.

Further information about the course can be found by following the link below:

BTEC Nationals Level 3 in Business (KS5) – Edexcel

http://www.edexcel.com/quals/nationals10/business/Pages/default.aspx


Useful Links

www.tutor2u.net

www.businessstudiesonline.co.uk

www.yacapaca.com

www.businessstudiescasestudies.co.uk

www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/gcse/business/

www.businessballs.com

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