Head of Department

Mr M Simpson


Teaching Staff

Mrs L Cherryman-Clark, Miss A Parkin


Key Stage 4
GCSE Business Studies


Unit 1 – Business activity, Marketing and People – external exam (50% of GCSE)

Unit 2 –Operations, Finance and External Influences– external exam (50% of GCSE)

Examination Board: OCR

Key Stage 5
GCE A – Level Business

1.         What is business?

2.         Managers, leadership and decision making

3.         Decision making to improve marketing performance

4.         Decision making to improve operational performance

5.         Decision making to improve financial performance

6.         Decision making to improve human resource performance 

7.         Analysing the strategic position of a business

8.         Choosing strategic direction

9.         Strategic methods: how to pursue strategies

10.      Managing strategic change 

Exam Board: AQA


GCE A - Level Economics

Unit 1 – Microeconomics

Unit 2 - Macroeconomics

Unit 3 – Themes in economics

Exam Board: OCR


BTEC National Level 3 Travel and Tourism (Extended Certificate)

Unit 1 – The World of Travel and Tourism (External exam)

Unit 2 – Global Destinations (Controlled Assessment)

Unit 3 – The Principles of Marketing on Travel and Tourism

Unit 9 – Visitor Attractions

Exam Board: EDEXCEL


Last updated: September 2019

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