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  • OFSTED says "Students achieve well across the school."
  • OFSTED says "Teachers' secure knowledge, and often great enthusiasm for their subject, helps students enjoy learning and make improving progress over time."
  • OFSTED says "Attitudes to learning in all areas of the school are very positive."
  • OFSTED says "Students feel very safe and secure in their school."
  • OFSTED says "The overwhelming majority of parents who responded to the Parent View survey would recommend the school to others."
  • OFSTED says "Students achieve well across the school."
  • OFSTED says "Teachers' secure knowledge, and often great enthusiasm for their subject, helps students enjoy learning and make improving progress over time."
  • OFSTED says "Attitudes to learning in all areas of the school are very positive."
  • OFSTED says "Students feel very safe and secure in their school."
  • OFSTED says "The overwhelming majority of parents who responded to the Parent View survey would recommend the school to others."
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Business studies

Business Studies and Enterprise is the past, the present and the future. It prepares the students for the competitive world of employment by introducing them to the concepts of business and enterprise, as well as the logistics and ICT software programmes that students will need to use in their everyday work life. By incorporating skill sets from every department, from Maths and English, through to History and Psychology, Business Enterprise gives students an insight into their future in a way that no other subject does.

 
The curriculum for Business will enable students to understand:
  • entrepreneurial characteristics and business aims and objectives
  • legal structures, organisational structures and stakeholder engagement
  • the marketing mix, market research, market types and orientation types
  • operations management
  • internal and external influences on business
  • research, resource planning and growth for business
  • human resource requirements for a business start-up
  • sources of enterprise funding and business finance
  • business and enterprise planning.
Overall, the course has been developed to encourage students’ personal development of knowledge and skills relevant to the business world through practical participation in a range of vocational business activities.
 

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