Business studies is offered for the first time at KS4 as an option subject. We deliver business studies as a BTEC qualification.
BTEC grading is different from GCSE’s but the grades are equivalent to those shown. Pass (C), Merit (B) or Distinction (A).
The course consists of 4 units studied over the two years;
3 units internally assessed
– Enterprise in the business world
– Promoting a brand
– Recruitment, selection and employment
1 unit externally assessed
– Finance for business (1 hour computer exam)
Results in business studies have been impressive since we started the BTEC;
100 % Pass rate (A to C) including 48% achieving Distinction* (A*)
100 % Pass rate (A to C) including 45% achieving Distinction* (A*)
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“Students make good progress in most subject areas”.