Business Studies

Business Studies

Department staff:

Mrs S McAtominey: Faculty Leader

Mrs N Elvidge: Subject Leader

Miss L Pinkney

Mrs A Douglas

Mr J Tomsett


Key Stage 4: GCSE Business Studies

Overview of the course

The course runs over two years and acts as a great introduction to the world of business. It looks at differing functional areas such as marketing, finance, production and human resources.  Everyone will end up working in some sort of business, so this subject will also give an insight in to how businesses operate.  It will equip all students with the necessary enterprise skills to enter the ever changing world of work. It is ideal for anyone thinking of starting their own business or going on to study Business in the future.


Subject content:

  • Business in the real world
  • Influences on business
  • Business operations
  • Human resources
  • Marketing
  • Finance


Assessment details

Examination board: AQA: GCSE Business Studies