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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 & 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

CAT 3

Mock – Unit 2 past paper

Exam paper

 

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