Year 10 We continue with the choice of exam-based or coursework-based courses that we offered at Key Stage 4.
Mock exams will take place each term, supplemented by regular, end of unit assessments.
The business plan serves several purposes:it(1) enables management to think through the business in a logical and structured way and to set out the stages in the achievement of the business objectives.
Year 12 The theory is taught, followed by 2-3 practise assessments.
Shortly after Easter students sit a 3 hour controlled assessment during which they produce a marketing campaign for a pre-released business case study.
A large number continue to study Business in the Sixth form and then at university.
Although Business Studies is not available as a subject until Key Stage 4, students will experience the world of business and enterprise at several points during the first three years.
This blend of essential skills will not only enable Economics students to leave Wyedean prepared for success in a wide range of careers, but equip them with a lifelong thirst for knowledge and greater understanding of the world around them.
Our students are encouraged to be enquiring and engaged individuals who enjoy their learning.
We will explore economic issues such as inequality, immigration and how we should pay for healthcare.
We will discuss the potential effects of current issues such as Brexit and how it affects not only our economy, but our daily lives and future opportunities.