Business Studies

GCSE Business Studies consists of six main topics:

  • The business framework
  • Businesses and their customers
  • Producing good and services
  • Human resource planning
  • The external environment
  • Business finance and control

The AS and A level Applied Business course enables students to appliy their knowledge and understanding in the following areas:

  • Marketing
  • The business environment
  • Recruitment
  • ICT
  • Customer service
  • Financial providers and products
  • Promotion
  • Strategic decision making
  • Business planning
  • Management
  • Financial strategy
  • Business law

Students will be able to develop a number of skills that can be taken into the working world. These include:

  • Communication
  • Working with others
  • Financial understanding
  • Unserstanding the recruitment process and the kind of people business are looking for
  • ICT skills
  • Enterprise and creative thinking

There is a businesses club after school one or two days a week depending on the time of the year. This will help students with revision, controlled assessment tasks and home learning activities.

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