Business GCSE will require students to understand more about the business world. It will develop students into commercially minded and enterprising individuals who think critically, drawing on business information and evidence to develop arguments and made justified decisions.
GCSE business requires students to apply their knowledge and understanding to business decision making.
The course covers the following contexts:
The course requires students to use business terminology, apply business concepts, develop problem solving and decision making skills relevant to business, investigate, analyse and evaluate business opportunities, make justified decisions using both qualitative and quantitative data.
There are certain mathematical techniques appropriate to this course. These include:
The use of quantitative data in business contexts to support, inform and justify business decisions include:
Candidates are continually assessed throughout the course, with final assessments and moderation being carried out at the end of Year 11