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
Key Stage 4 courses available:
Technical Award in Business and Enterprise
Subject: GCSE Business Studies 9-1
Department: Business & Enterprise
Exam Board: Edexcel
Unit 1 – Investigating Small Business 50% Exam
Unit 2 – Building a Business 50% Exam
Subject Topics Covered:
Making Business Effective
Human Resource Management
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