Business

Love business lessons! We work really hard but we always learn so much, and it’s always relevant to real life.

A wide range of careers can be pursued with business qualifications including:

Marketing/Media and/or Advertising

Banking/Merchant Banking

Accountancy/Auditing

Human Resource Management/Recruitment

Economist in private or public sector

Land Management

Law

Stockbroking

Corporate Public Relations

Teaching!

YEAR 7 -9 CURRICULUM OUTLINE

Year 9 involves an overview of the four functional areas of business. This includes finance, human resource management, production and marketing. The design, costing and marketing of a sports hat is used as the main focus for our studies. The intention is to provide pupils with a ‘taster’ of what they might learn at GCSE and beyond.

 

GCSE CURRICULUM OUTLINE

The curriculum includes an introduction to business, legal status of business, aims and objectives and stakeholder priorities are studied as well as the four functional areas including finance, human resources, marketing and production. In Year 11, we also study the major external factors impacting on business and how the economic climate affects business activity.

A LEVEL CURRICULUM OUTLINE

The curriculum includes an introduction to business, finance, marketing, human resources and production. Strategy and external factors affecting business are included in the new linear specification too, along with Management of Change and Culture.

ENRICHMENT OPPORTUNITIES/ FIELD TRIPS

Trips include:

Sixth form trip abroad where we visit a number of business to view their operations. Previous destinations have included Berlin, Prague, Barcelona, Budapest and Brussels.

KS4 trips to Chester Zoo (for Marketing and Human Resource Management) and Jaguar Land Rover in Solihull.

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