Business Studies

Head of Department: Mr. P. Owens

About Business Studies

We aim to ensure that students will learn, achieve and develop as positive members of the business department and wider Academy. We want them to experience a sense of achievement through learning about the world of business so they can develop both their academic, social and career aspirations.

KS4 Study

Qualification: GCSE

Core/Option: Option

Units & Weighting:

Unit 1: Setting up a Business Examination (60 minutes) 40%

Unit 2: Growing as a Business Examination (60 minutes) 35%

Unit 3: Investigating Businesses Controlled Assessment 25%


- Alton Towers trip studying how they use marketing successfully.

- Coca-Cola challenge. Students create, market and pitch and idea to Industry experts.