Business

Business - GCSE Introduction: Students of our Edexcel GCSE in Business will take a critical approach to business and economics, focusing on topics suc...

Business

Business - GCSE

Introduction: Students of our Edexcel GCSE in Business will take a critical approach to business and economics, focusing on topics such as building a business, business communications, and the extent to which business and economic activity can be ethical and sustainable

 

Topics Taught

Term 1 Term 2 Term 3

Marketing

Meeting customer needs

Effective financial management

Effective people management

The wider world affecting business.

Spotting a business opportunity

Showing enterprise

Putting a business idea into practice

Making the start-up effective

Understanding the economic context

 

Parent and child home learning opportunities

  • Your child should be watching the news and becoming aware of the world around them and how this affects the business world
  • KS3 text books. BBC bitesize is also a useful resource full of revision notes and video clips;
  • Homework will be set regularly

 

 Business - BTEC

Introduction: BTEC Firsts in Business will take steps towards a career in the business world. We learn essential skills such as business enterprise, project management, selling and promoting a brand, and financial awareness, from planning to making a profit

 

Topics Taught

 

Term 1 Term 2 Term 3

Business Enterprise

Business Finance

Business Finance

Branding

Branding

Human Resources

 

Parent and child home learning opportunities

  • Your child should be watching the news and becoming aware of the world around them and how this affects the business world
  • KS3 text books. BBC bitesize is also a useful resource full of revision notes and video clips
  • Students will regularly be set task which will allow them to complete their portfolios of work

 

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