Business GCSE - Year 10 and 11
GCSE Business - Edexcel - Specification code 1BS0
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Text books can be purchased from A block reception (payment by cash or cheque) or by ordering from Wisepay (the school's online payment system). Wisepay orders can be collected from 11am the following day.
By purchasing directly from school, students pay publishers' prices and can save up to 50 per cent on normal retail prices.
This popular course aims to develop students' understanding of business and encourages creative thinking and decision making. Students learn about the world of business through research and investigation as well as practical tasks.
Students are not expected to have a knowledge of business but should be interested in learning about the world around them, how businesses are set up and what it is that makes someone a great entrepreneur.
Theme 1: Investigating Small Business, which covers enterprise, making the start-up effective and putting the business ideas into practice.
Theme 2: Building a Business, which covers marketing, customer needs and financial management.
Teachers will inform students of key dates and events.