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Business

Calling all young entrepreneurs!

There are opportunities for students to engage in enterprise activities throughout Years 7 and 8.

Key Stage 4
BTEC First Business — Years 9 and 10
4 Units assessed at Pass, Merit and Distinction grades

Enterprise in the Business World
Internal Assessment - a portfolio of evidence

Finance for Business
External Assessment - computer based exam.

Promoting a Brand
Internal Assessment - a portfolio of evidence

Customer Service
Internal Assessment - a portfolio of evidence

Assignment Briefs, Checklists, PowerPoint Presentations, Recommended Websites and additional revision materials are available on the school shared-drive - we recommend that all students sign up to remote access.

Department Expectations

  • Use class time productively to complete learning and research and assignment tasks on time.
  • Complete all homework tasks to the best of your ability.
  • Record and organise your research findings in a digital file.
  • Ask your parents and carers - they know a lot about Business.
  • Enjoy this challenging vocational course.

Edexcel GCSE Applied Business – Year 11

Unit 1 – Investigating how Businesses Work
Controlled Assessment – 60%

Unit 2 – Financial Records
Examination – 40%

Department Member

Mrs Wade - Business Studies teacher