The King's School Grantham

Isaac Newton's School

    Year 11 GCSE Business Studies Curriculum

    Key topics to be taught this year:

     

    Autumn Term

    Topic

    Further details about the topic

    Skills

    1

    Marketing and Finance

    • Students should understand the interdependent nature of business operations, human resources, marketing and finance. Students should be able to give examples of how business objectives would be split into functional plans with clear links throughout
    • The purpose of marketing, its role within business and how it influences business activity
    • Students should understand the interdependent nature of business operations, human resources, marketing and finance. Students should be able to give examples of how business objectives would be split into functional plans with clear links throughout.
    • The purpose of the finance function, its role within business and how it influences business activity.

    Knowledge, application, analysis and evaluation

    2

    Marketing and finance

    • Students should understand the interdependent nature of business operations, human resources, marketing and finance. Students should be able to give examples of how business objectives would be split into functional plans with clear links throughout
    • The purpose of marketing, its role within business and how it influences business activity
    • Students should understand the interdependent nature of business operations, human resources, marketing and finance. Students should be able to give examples of how business objectives would be split into functional plans with clear links throughout.
    • The purpose of the finance function, its role within business and how it influences business activity.

    Knowledge, application, analysis and evaluation

    Spring and Summer Term

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    1

    Revision

    Students will go through past papers, exemplar answers and refine exam technique

     

    Knowledge, application, analysis and evaluation

    2

    Revision

    Students will go through past papers, exemplar answers and refine exam technique

     

    Knowledge, application, analysis and evaluation

    Main Resources:

    Resource

    Details

    Term

    Guides

    AQA Business for GCSE CGP guide/ workbooks

    All

    Recommended reading

    A quality newspaper

    All

    Recommended websites

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

    www.bized.co.uk

    www.tutor2u.net

    www.businessstudiesonline.co.uk

    www.businesscasestudies.co.uk

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business/

    All

    Equipment

    Pen, pencil, ruler, calculator

    All

    Assessments:

    Autumn Term

    Topic

    Type of Assessment

    CAT 1

    Unit 1 exemplar exam paper

    Exam practice question

    CAT 2

    Mock – exemplar exam paper

    Exam paper

    Spring Term

     Exemplar exam paper

     

    Spring Term

     

     

    CAT 3

    Mock – Unit 2 past paper

    Exam paper