Business Studies

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Welcome to the Business Studies area

Head of Department – Mr S. Singh.

In Business you will gain a theoretical and practical insight, so you will not only gain range of knowledge, but also learn the skills needed to apply this knowledge to real life settings.

Staffing

Deputy Headteacher & Teacher of Business and EnterpriseMr S. Singh – BA (Hons) Management

Per Term Topic Information

Year 11

Autumn 1Autumn 2Spring 1Spring 2Summer 1Summer 2
1.    Industrial Sectors
2.    Goods and Services
3.    Aims and Objectives
4.    Types of Business Ownership
Test based on topic number 1, 2 and 3.
4.    Types of Business Ownership
5.    Marketing
6.    Sources of Finance
Test based on topic number 4.
Test based on topic number 5.
7.    Recruitment
8.    Motivation
9.    Legislation
Test based on topic number 6.
Test based on topic number 7.
Stakeholders
Business Plans
Flexible Working Arrangements
Controlled Assessment Preparation
 
Test based on topic number 8.
 
Test based on topic number 9.
People in Business controlled assessment.People in Business controlled assessment.
 
Mock examination based on topic test content.
Year 11

Autumn 1Autumn 2Spring 1Spring 2Summer 1Summer 2
People in Business controlled assessment.
 
Break-even analysis.
 
Test based on break-even analysis.
People in Business controlled assessment.
 
Cash flow forecasts.
 
Test based on cash flow forecasts.
 
Mock examination based on year 10 content.
Customer Needs controlled assessment.
 
Profit, loss and profitability ratios.
 
Balance sheets and liquidity ratios.
 
Test based on profit, loss and profitability ratios.
Customer Needs controlled assessment.
 
Sources of finance.
 
Business costs.
 
Test based on balance sheets and liquidity ratios.
Customer Needs controlled assessment.
 
Finance mock examination.
Revision and preparation for the final examinations.

Curriculum

Year 10

No. of lessons per fortnightFrequency and length of homeworkAdditional learning opportunities e.g. clubs, speakers, visits, residential …Department support e.g. intervention classes, revision classes …Additional guidance for parents e.g.  exam board info, websites to support revision, books to read, useful places to visit …
5Once a fortnight.
 
Questions based on key terms learnt in lessons.
Ability to research businesses of students choosing.
 
Students are able focus their controlled assessment on a business of their choice.
 
Content is related to local, national and international businesses.
Intervention and catch up classes run after school on Tuesday, Thursday and Friday.Bespoke revision notes provided for all Business Students.
Year 11

No. of lessons per fortnightFrequency and length of homeworkAdditional learning opportunities e.g. clubs, speakers, visits, residential …Department support e.g. intervention classes, revision classes …Additional guidance for parents e.g.  exam board info, websites to support revision, books to read, useful places to visit …
5Once a fortnight.
 
One third of a past examination paper.
Ability to research businesses of students choosing.
 
Students are able focus their controlled assessment on a business of their choice.
 
Content is related to local, national and international businesses.
Intervention, revision and catch up classes run after school on Tuesday, Thursday and Friday.Bespoke revision notes provided for all Business Students.
 
Past papers with complete answers to support preparation for final examinations.