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Business Studies


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What will I learn in the subject? 

Theme 1
1.1 Enterprise and Entrepreneurship
1.2 Spotting Opportunities
Theme 1
1.3 Business into Practice
1.4 Making the Business Effective
Theme 1
1.5 Understanding External Influences
Exam Practice
Theme 2
2.1 Growing the Business
2.2 Marketing Decisions
Theme 2
2.3 Operational Decisions
2.4 Financial Decisions
Theme 2
2.5 People Decisions
Exam Practice
Exam Preparation
Higher order questioning 6·8 mark Questions
Exam Preparation  Exam Preparation 

What can I do after?

Any achievement in this course can be used as part of an application to a potential college or employer along with other grades the student will have achieved when they leave school. For many courses/places you will be accepted at the discretion of an individual college or employer. Most will require interview and/or an assessment. Please check with the relevant college or employer. This GCSE business studies qualification is nationally recognised.

You will need: 

  • A good attendance and punctuality record.
  • A good behaviour record.
  • A real interest and commitment to the subject.

Be prepared to have some fun learning about the real business world!

Real business visits

The department has excellent links with many real businesses which benefits the students greatly
throughout the course.

  • Cadbury World
  • Coca Cola
  • Interview local business owners
  • Meet entrepreneurs
  • Enterprise Workshops

Learning Journey

NLC Business Visual Learning Journey

How is it assessed? 

This GCSE in business consists of two externally-examined papers which are taken in May/June in any single year.

Theme 1: Investigating small business
Written examination -1hour and 30 minutes.
50% of the qualification.

Theme 2: Building a business
Written examination -1hour and 30 minutes.
50% of the qualification.

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