Business Studies Department
|Subject Leader Busines Studies / Law / Economics / Finance||Mr M Bogan|
|Business Studies Teachers||Mrs N Blunden
Mr M Craigen
Mr F Toomey
Business studies is an excellent option for years 9-11, (offering Eduqas GCSE Business Studies and OCR GCSE Economics) and KS5 (offering Eduqas Business A' level, AQA Tech level Marketing, IFS Finance and Edexcel Applied Law), regardless of their current ability and future aims. Business studies is well regarded by universities and future employers. It is a dynamic subject that is relevant and applicable to all students.
Students are prepared for their futures by;
- Studying the world of work
- Learning to work with others
- Developing problem solving skills
- Using ICT in a business context
By the end of any Business course students will be able to;
- Make effective use of relevant terminology, concepts and methods, and recognise the strengths and limitations of the ideas used
- Apply their knowledge and critical understanding to current issues and problems in a wide range of appropriate contexts
- Distinguish between facts and opinions and evaluate qualitative and quantitative data in order to help build arguments and make informed judgements
- Appreciate the perspectives of a range of stakeholders in relation to the environment, individuals, government and enterprise.
Enrichment and cross-curricular
Students are encouraged to learn through experience and develop their skills outside of the classroom. Students are able to join various projects including; Investor challenge, Target 2.0 and the Bank of England media project. Additionally, students are also offered marketing masterclasses.