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31/03/17

The Geographical Explorers have officially launched their garden project: Operation Unearthing Horticulture! https://t.co/d13XQTWNzr

31/03/17

South Norwood’s Crystal Palace Foundation Academy players get to watch the 1st team train and meet the players and management. https://t.co/Gqbs8MU4gD

31/03/17

A respectable joint 3rd for the year 8 netball team in the Federation Netball Tournament https://t.co/rTf42XzH16

31/03/17

Teachers give their predictions on the Y9/10 V Y11 game! Today is the day! £1 Entry, 2:00PM at HAUN https://t.co/Lt0cz533zn

29/03/17

Mr Ruddock addresses the Yr10 troops. They were unlucky to lose to a well drilled Trinity team https://t.co/4aAJNw5LOk

29/03/17

Kyle-Luke and Kwadwo perform their party tricks https://t.co/4Td1AzcFbr

29/03/17

Y9 are two times Federation Rugby Champions after beating Beckenham in the final #🔥 https://t.co/iVAR4qnptD

29/03/17

The Yr9 football team having an incredible season, they've reached the Croydon Cup Final for the 2nd year with a 5-1 win over Trinity. https://t.co/b4iCO5fjgj

29/03/17

Y7s rugby was cancelled but that didn't stop us organising our own game in the sun! https://t.co/8Og5ORBnuD

27/03/17

Executive Principal Blog Update 26th March 2017 https://t.co/ghegWOoMi1 https://t.co/sSveEJe1ME

24/03/17

Amazing afternoon at Rosslyn Park 7s. Big win after some special coaching from legend . https://t.co/0fo9hkWUFg

23/03/17

Thanks to coming in to teach our TalentID students about fitness and nutrition. https://t.co/8oGGg7QfN5

23/03/17

Students attending Athletics training on Tuesday evening. Training to improve track & field. https://t.co/Zc7UgCqrCM

23/03/17

Yr 7 Girls coming 4th in a Croydon League Netball tournament out of 13 schools. Top work ladies! https://t.co/83AK7NMdl8

23/03/17

Yr 10 GCSE students began their path to becoming Sports Leaders today as they started studying for the Game Force Award. https://t.co/7Z99MYikOY

23/03/17

Girls athletics training has commenced with a record number of 40 girls attending training! Wednesdays @ HASN https://t.co/IK5lQpegTO

17/03/17

Our boys beat Oxford 2-1. A great attitude shown by all with Nathan scoring the winner! https://t.co/0y3opX18Y1

17/03/17

Great day out in Portsmouth with the Norwood Talent ID Footballers. Training, meeting the 1st Team Squad and seeing a win. https://t.co/YsGvcSl399

17/03/17

Y9 boys are in the Federation Football Finals after a 5-4 win at Beckenham https://t.co/1Lc0x00EuC

17/03/17

The boys at Burgess Park BMX track, Norwood ID Programme allowing pupils to sample a variety of different sports https://t.co/5yUU20Do0r

Harris Academies
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Business (Vocational)

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Why study BTEC Business?VideoLink

  • 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 BTEC Business is the course for you!

Course Outline

You will cover a range of topics relating to small businesses, including how to provide effective customer service, how to recruit and select new employees, how to manage business finance, and what external factors can affect a new business.

These topics will be covered in lessons in preparation for the internally assessed assignments and the external exam. You will develop a range of skills including communication, presentation and software skills. You will even have the chance to prepare your CV for the world of employment.

Assessment

In order for you to achieve the BTEC First Award in Business you will complete two mandatory units and two optional units:

  • Unit 1 - Enterprise in the Business World (internally assessed)
  • Unit 2 - Finance for Business (externally assessed by onscreen exam)
  • Unit 4 – Principles of Customer Service (internally assessed)
  • Unit 8 - Recruitment, Selection and Employment (internally assessed) 

Required skills and attributes

You are required to be committed to your learning and to meet all deadlines set for internal assignments. You will need to be effective in managing your time. You are required to work well in teams and have good communication and presentation skills.  Good numeracy skills are required to be successful in the Unit 2 (Finance for Business) external examination. You will also need strong literacy skills for completing written assignments.

Future pathways

BTEC Business can be useful for absolutely every job. Whether you are thinking of starting your own business or applying to work in an existing business, this vocational course will equip you with the knowledge and skills required.

Business Studies is useful if you want to study Business BTEC at Level 3.

Useful page links

http://www.beebusinessbee.co.uk/

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