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Head of Department: Candice Miller

Key Stage 4 (Year 10-11)

Year 10 & 11:

Topics covered over the two years include;


Customer Service

Recruitment and Selection


Key Stage 5 (Year 12-13)

A Level

Year 12:

What is Business

Managers, Leadership and Decision Making

Decision Making to Improve Marketing Performance

Decision Making to Improve Operational Performance

Decision Making to Improve Financial Performance

Decision Making to Improve Human Resource Performance

Year 13:

Analysing the Strategic Position of a Business

Choosing Strategic Direction

Strategic Methods: How to Pursue Strategies

Managing Strategic Change

BTEC Level 3

Year 12:

Exploring Business

Developing a Marketing Campaign (exam)

Personal and Business Finance (exam)

Managing an Event

International Business

Recruitment and Selection Process

Year 13:

Principles of Management (exam)

Business Decision Making (exam)

Team Building in Business

Investigating Customer Service

Creative Promotion

Pitching for a New Business

Market Research

Diploma in Financial Studies

This diploma is run with the London Institute of Banking and Finance.

Year 12:

Financial Capability


Year 13:

The Sustainability of an Individuals Finance

The Sustainability of the Financial Services System

BTEC Level 2

12 units in total:

Enterprise in the Business World

Finance (exam)

Promoting a Brand

Principles of Customer Service

Sales and Personal Selling

What is Retail Business?

Recruitment, Selection and Employment

Principles of Marketing (exam)

Business Documentation

Building Successful Teams

Business Online

Option Units – Business Support OR Exceeding Customers Expectations



Business – A Level KS5
Business – BTEC Level 2 First Certificate in Business
Business – BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma KS5
Business – BTEC Personal Finance KS5