Business Studies & Economics

GCSE Business Studies

Exam Board: WJEC Edugas

Assessment: 100% Examination. Two papers to be sat at the end of year 11

Grades: 1-9

Content:

  • Spotting Business Opportunities
  • Marketing and Advertising
  • Finance
  • Production
  • Human Resources and Recruitment
  • Understanding the Economy

Skills

You will develop independent study skills, be able to build an argument, become a critical and reflective thinker and be able to distinguish between facts and opinions. You can also take part in the “tenner challenge” and attend the Y10 Cadbury world trip.

Vocational Business:

Exam Board: OCR Cambridge Technical (Level 2)

Assessment: You will complete two internal pieces of coursework and one examination.

Grades: Pass, Merit, Distinction, Distinction*

Content:

  • Marketing and Advertising
  • Entrepreneurs and Enterprise
  • Finance
  • Ownership
  • Production
  • Human Resources and Recruitment

Skills:

You will develop independent study skills, learn to work in teams, enterprise skills and be encouraged to take part in enterprise projects such as the “Tenner Challenge”. We also have a Y10 trip to Cadbury World.