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Curriculum – GCSE Business 2016/17 start

Students that started studying Business GCSE in Year 9 Business since September 2016 will learn the following over 3 years (all of which are assessed via 2 exams at the end of Year 11):

GCSE Business 2016/17 starters

Term

Year 9

Year 10

Year 11

1

Enterprise and Entrepreneurship

Understanding external influences

Making financial decisions

2

Spotting a business opportunity

Growing the business

Making people decisions

3

Putting a business idea into practice

Making marketing decisions

Revision

4

Making the business effective

Making product decisions

Revision

5

Business plan project

Business plan project

 

N.B. Some projects are slightly longer / shorter than the actual terms.

 

Curriculum – GCSE Business prior to 2016/17 start

Students that started studying Business GCSE in Year 9 Business before September 2016 will learn the following over 3 years (all of which are assessed via 2 exams at the end of Year 11 and a controlled assessment at the start of Year 11):

GCSE Business prior to 2016/17 starters

 

Term

Year 9

Year 10

Year 11

1

Spotting a business opportunity

Marketing

Controlled Assessment

2

Showing Enterprise

Meeting customer needs

Revision

3

Putting a business idea into practice

Effective financial management

Revision

4

Making the start up effective and The Economic context

Effective people management

Revision

5

Business plan project

The wider world affecting business

 

N.B. Some projects are slightly longer / shorter than the actual terms.

 

Curriculum – Business Level 3 BTEC National

Students that study the BTEC level 3 in Business take the qualification over one or two years.  The topics are shown below.

Business BTEC Level 3

Term

Year 12+

Year 13+

1

Exploring Business

Personal and business finance

2

Exploring Business

Personal and business finance

3

Developing a marketing campaign

Recruitment and selection process

4

Developing a marketing campaign

Recruitment and selection process

5

Personal and Business Finance

 

N.B. Some projects are slightly longer / shorter than the actual terms.

 

Curriculum – Business Cambridge National Level 2

Students that study the Cambridge National Level 2 in Business take the qualification over one (year 11+ or two years (Year 9/10).  Content is assessed through exam and coursework.  This is an old qualification and cannot be started now – this is only for students who have already embarked on this course of study.  The units are shown below.

Business Studies - OCR National Level 2

Term

Year 9

Year 10

1

Job Roles

Selecting and planning an enterprise

2

Recruitment

Implementing, taking part and reviewing an enterprise

3

Planning a Career

External Influences

4

Ownership and Objectives

Revision

5

Functional areas

 

N.B. Some projects are slightly longer / shorter than the actual terms.

 

Curriculum – Business Cambridge Technical Level 3

Students that study the Cambridge Technical Level 3 in Business take the qualification over one or two years.  All content is assessed via coursework.  This is an old qualification and cannot be started now – this is only for students who have already embarked on this course of study.  The units are shown below.

Business Studies Cambridge Technical Level 3

Term

Year 12+

Year 13+

1

The Business Environment

Communication

2

The Business Environment

Human Resources

3

Business Resources

Human Resources

4

Introduction to marketing

Business Accounting

5

Communication

 

N.B. Some projects are slightly longer / shorter than the actual terms.