Business Studies

Business studies demonstrates how a variety of areas of study can be combined in productive activity. It provides an increased understanding of mutual dependence through business systems, as people becoming increasingly dependent on others.

Business Studies Department

  • Mrs. L Warrington – Head of Business


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Key Stage 5

At Key Stage 5, we offer a BTEC Business:

Studying BTEC Business, students will gain a genuine grasp of many areas of business. By completing the full BTEC course, each student will have completed 4 units of work. This means students will have the foundation into the world of business, marketing, finance and customer service.

The course is ideal for anyone thinking of setting up their own business, for those who aspire to be the managers of the future and for those who would like to use their organisation, communication and time-management skills further. BTEC Business has been designed to provide a broad educational basis for further training, further education or for moving on to employment within the business sector.

This course is equivalent to an A level.

Year 12

Unit 1 (Assignment)
Exploring Business

In this introductory unit, you will study the purposes of different businesses, their structure, the effect of the external environment and how they need to be dynamic and innovative to survive.