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18/08/17

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Great to see student Samantha-Jo Onyekwere celebrating a phenomenal 4 A*s in Scroll down to see! https://t.co/fu6FqYVX3C

17/08/17

story on our A level results today https://t.co/qHbPEHIcQL https://t.co/TaDG6FkErQ

17/08/17

Have a think of how you have done in A level ...table by of % of students attaining grades https://t.co/nbl7a4ejjk

17/08/17

A Level results collections today. See you soon https://t.co/LrzMveLJr5

16/08/17

For all parents and teachers - A level results advice https://t.co/4pmtF811pO

16/08/17

Good luck to all Sixth Form Harris receiving A/AS level results tomorrow! We look forward to seeing you tomorrow

27/07/17

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7 DAYS: Hidden Figures (PG) | Bring Along Baby https://t.co/mkTzCUSTWu

21/07/17

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3 WEEKS: Up (U) | Stanley's Junior Film Club https://t.co/CpiQihhVsh

21/07/17

Interested in a career in engineering - spend summer looking at this https://t.co/MWFojVmffx

21/07/17

Retweetd From Louise Martin

Welcome to our and colleagues for September by our Executive Principal, Nick Soar https://t.co/AVFwJZZ4hp

21/07/17

Former student quoted in parliament https://t.co/MWFojVmffx

21/07/17

To all our staff and pupils over the long summer weeks. Stay safe. Rest. Read. Try the Shiver trilogy by Maggie Stiefvater https://t.co/UySbFg2vJz

20/07/17

We say farewell to one of the greats of Careers Education https://t.co/ieUJCSDf6s

20/07/17

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Beautiful afternoon for the staff Softball game, Britain and Ireland vs the Rest of the World! https://t.co/sxWJbaoUCO

20/07/17

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Our Summer Term 2017 Rewards Evening photos are now on the gallery page of our site: https://t.co/9OjB56vJJh https://t.co/LhWnmcppNI

20/07/17

Our Summer Term 2017 Rewards Evening photos are now on the gallery page of our site: https://t.co/9OjB56vJJh https://t.co/LhWnmcppNI

18/07/17

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visit to see Fiona working hard with Jack Petchey team. https://t.co/A6Zm3q4tS6

17/07/17

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Artist Tricia Trotman-Maraj work experience student; Saffron from https://t.co/4ue134NTUJ

13/07/17

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Jack breaks the record! Congrats huge 190! https://t.co/lQr9ld7aKS

13/07/17

thought you might like to see the victorious relay team https://t.co/U9Y6L7QjJS

Harris Academies
All Academies in our Federation aim to transform the lives of the students they serve by bringing about rapid improvement in examination results, personal development and aspiration.

Business Studies

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Why study  GCSE  Business Studies?

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Would you like to set up you own business and be a  successful entrepreneur like Alan Sugar or Levis Roots?

Would you like to go and be a manager for a large business like John Lewis or M&S?

Have you got an interest in the news and how the government and their policies affect your life?

If the answer is yes to any of these questions then Business Studies is the GCSE for you! 

Course Outline

You will cover a range of topics in relation to both small businesses and large businesses including starting a small business or the different type of business organisations, finance, marketing, people and operational management.

These topics will be covered in lessons in preparation for the two examination.  The controlled assessment with be 5-8 hours of research based on the theory learnt in class followed by a three hour write up of these findings  under controlled conditions.  You will also develop a range of skills including presentation, communication, problem solving and leadership.

Assessment

Unit 1 - Starting a Small Business Examination 60 Marks 1 Hour Examination 40%
Unit 2 - Growing as a Business Examination 60 Marks 1 Hour 35%
Unit 3 - Investigating Business Control Assessment 40 Marks 25%

Required skills and attributes

You are required to be committed to your learning and your revision of the topics. You are required to work well in teams and have good communication and presentation skills.  Good numeracy and good literacy skills are required.

Future pathways

Business Studies GCSE can be useful for absolutely every job. Business Studies is particular relevant if you want work in the Human Resources, Marketing and Finance department of either a small or large business. It  is also relevant if you want to work as an accountant, stoke broker, recruitment consultant or be an entrepreneur and set up your own business.

Business Studies is useful if you want to  study Business Studies, Accounts or Economics A Level or Business BTEC at Level 3.

Useful page links

www.bbc.co.uk/schools/gcsebitesize/business

www.tutor2u.net/blog/index.php/business-studies

www.samlearning.com