Welcome to the Business Studies Department

Head of Department

Miss K Hudson

Departmental Members: : Mrs T Edwards, Mr M Davies

Qualifications: GCSE, AS, A2

KS4 Topics/Skills

The Business Framework, Businesses and their Customers, Producing Goods and Services, Human Resource Planning, The External Environment, Business Finance and Control.

In year 11, there will be one peace of controlled assessment were students will be requiered to investergate local businesses and have oppourtunity to work with local businesses ownners and managers.

KS5 Topics/Skills

Business oppourtunities; Buiness functions; Business analyisis and strategy; Business in a changing world.

Business Studies provides students with a critical understanding of the internal functions of contemporary business organisations of all types. Students will also investigate the external environment in which businesses operate and the effects this can have on decision making within a business. Students will gain an understanding of major topical issues that can generate change for business organisations and the ways in which businesses respond to these issues.

Throughout the subject, students are encouraged to acquire a range of transferable skills including: data sills, presenting arguments and making judgements, solving problems and conducting research.

There are opportunities for students to visit local, national and international businesses and meet business owners and managers. Students at KS5 will also have the opportunity to take part in Young Enterprise where they have the opportunity to set up and run their own business.

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 Key Stage 5

Key Stage 5
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