The Business department is committed to ensure all students acquire the knowledge and skills to achieve their business acumen.
The department currently offers BTEC First Award in Business – Level 2.
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Topics of Study and Assignments
In Year 10 BTEC Business you will learn about the national and local factors affecting start -up business; how to research your local market; identify a gap in the market; research the local area and use specific statistical data. You will create a business plan to propose a new start-up in the local area. You will learn about all technical documentation required to run and analyse a business, and how to make suggestions to improve a business’ success.
Year 11 you progress onto brand promotion and marketing and learn how large businesses promote their brands and the issues with poor branding techniques. You will then apply your branding and promotion knowledge to the start-up business proposed in Year 10. You will also learn about how a business recruits staff, the process of applying for jobs, and how to develop a career plan.
Jo Robson qualified with a Bachelor of Education 23 years ago and has since had a varied teaching career creating and delivering innovative learning in schools, football clubs, the community and for Apple.
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