Business Studies

Departmental Staff

Head of Department

Mrs C. Moore   BEd(Hons), PGDip(Marketing), IT PG Dip, PG Cert, MRS, PQH

Subject Teachers

Mrs L. Cassidy    BEd(Hons)

Key Stage 4 : CCEA Occupational Studies (Business Services)

Over 2 years the pupils will study the following units:

  • UNIT 14 - Using Office Technology

  • UNIT 7 - Transport & Logistics

This course is equivalent to 1 GCSE.

Key Stage 4 : BTEC Business First Award

  • UNIT 1 - Introduction to Business

  • UNIT 2 - Finance for Business (External Examination)

  • UNIT 3 - Enterprise in the Business World

  • UNIT 8 - Recruitment, Selection & Employment

Over 2 years the pupils will study the following units:

This course is equivalent to 1 GCSE.

Key Stage 5 : BTEC Business Subsidiary Diploma

Over 2 years the pupils will study the following units:

Year 13

  • UNIT 1 - Exploring Business - assessed via assignment

  • UNIT 2 - Personal and Business Finance - assessed via examination

Year 14

  • UNIT 2 - Developing a Marketing Campaign - assessed via controlled assignment

  • UNIT 8 - Recruitment and Selection Process - assessed via assignment

This course is equivalent to 1 A-Level.

  • Accounting Technician

  • Health Records Clerk

  • Building Society Officer

  • Legal Executive

  • Customer Service Manager

  • Magistrates Court Assistant

  • Estate Agent

  • Medical Secretary

  • Freight Forwarder

  • Accountant

  • Human Resources Officer

  • Public Relations Officer

  • Barristers Clerk

  • Local Government Administrator

  • Purchasing Manager

  • Events Manager

  • Logistics Manager

  • Retail Buyer

  • Financial Advisor

  • Management Services Officer Secondary

  • School Teacher

  • Health Service Manager

  • Marketing Executive

  • Transport Planner

  • Housing Officer

  • Pensions Manager

  • Valuer

Career Paths