This course is available as a GCSE option. It is designed to give students a valuable insight into the world of business and its role in the world, creating wealth and well-being, prosperity, jobs and choices. Students can choose to follow either a GCSE or BTEC course.
The courses provide students with an understanding and
They will also gain lifelong skills, including:
The GCSE is 75% exams which will be taken at the end of the course. One exam will be multiple choice and the other a series of short and long answer questions based on business scenarios. There is also a controlled assessment where students have a task to complete about a small business.
This qualification provides students with a broad foundation of knowledge about the ways in which businesses work, by applying learning to real-life situations. Students have to undertake a number of units for which they present evidence, based on actual work and studies. This allows them to demonstrate their skill and knowledge and to manage their progress, with the support of the teacher. Assessment is by assignment and external assessment. Results are graded as Pass/Merit/Distinction/Distinction* which are equivalent to E/C/A/A*at A level in Key Stage 5.
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