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Business Studies

KS4 GCSE   

Qualification: GCSE
Exam Board: OCR
Tiers of Entry: Single

Taught by

- Mr F Miah (Teacher of Business Studies) 

- Mr N Lawrence (Assistant Principal, Geography and Business Studies Teacher)

Aims of the Course

Business Studies is an engaging subject relevant to the world of Business in the 21st century. It will equip learners with the skills and confidence to explore how different business situations affect business decisions. It is a well-rounded introduction to the subject and it will help learners make an informed decision about a range of learning opportunities and careers in the future, as well as developing skills that will enable them to become financially and commercially aware.

Course Content and Assessment

Content Overview Assessment Overview  

Business Activity

Marketing

People

80 Marks 

1 hour 30 minutes Exam Paper

50% of GCSE

Operations

Finance

Influences on Businesses

The interdependent nature of Business

80 Marks

1 hour 30 minutes Exam Paper

50% of GCSE

Homework

Homework is set weekly and is always based around revising and reviewing classwork, ready for regular knowledge, understanding and exam-style tests that build a profile of each pupil’s strengths and weaknesses.

Revision

Revision guide can be purchased From the websites below: 


www.businessstudiesonline.comwww.bbc.co.uk/schools/gcsebitesize/www.bized.co.uk

Progression

  • A Level Business Studies
  • A Level Economics
  • BTEC Level 3 and 2 in Business
  • Apprenticeships in Business, Retail, Marketing, Finance, Distribution and Logistics, Management, Human Resources.

Careers

  • Entrepreneur
  • Business
  • Retail
  • Marketing
  • Finance
  • Distribution and Logistics
  • Management
  • Human Resources
  • Accountancy
  • Economics.

For more details please email our Head of Department.