Department Staff and Responsibilities
Mrs R Puzzar, Teaching and Learning Manager
Mr P Dean, Teacher of Business, Computing, Media and Business and Enterprise Community Co-ordinator

Courses offered:

Key Stage 4 courses available:
GCSE Business
Technical Award in Business and Enterprise

Subject: GCSE Business Studies 9-1

Department: Business & Enterprise

Exam Board: Edexcel

Course Assessment:

Unit 1 – Investigating Small     Business  50% Exam

Unit 2 – Building a Business    50% Exam

Subject Topics Covered:

Enterprise
Business opportunities
Making Business Effective
External Influences
Marketing
Operations
Finance
Human Resource Management

Vocational Qualification

L1/2 Technical Award in Business and Enterprise

Unit 1 Introduction to Business and Enterprise

This is assessed by an external exam and is worth 40% of the overall grade.

Unit 2 Understanding resource for Business and Enterprise planning.

This is controlled assessment; a new synoptic project is released each year. This is worth 60% of the overall grade.

Students have 2 opportunities if required for each assessment.

Extra Curricular Activities (Days and Times)
• KS4 intervention sessions daily at Lunch L43 arranged with teacher.
• Business Competitions
• Educational visits Eg: Alton Towers, Town & City Centres & Local Businesses.
• Enterprise Markets Seasonal