Business Studies

Welcome to the Kingsmead School Business Studies Learning Team.

At Key Stage 4 (Year 9, 10 & 11), students can elect to study Business Studies BTEC. Business Studies requires students to understand the dynamic environment in which business operates and to appreciate the many and varied factors which impact on business activity and business behaviour. Students will work towards gaining an understanding of the issues facing businesses in the 21st century. The specification content is delivered with reference to examples of local, national and international contexts. Specifically the content includes marketing, enterprise, recruitment, finance and the external environment in which business exists.

Teachers of Business Studies at Kingsmead ensure the subject will be taught with a focus on Enterprise, this is now widely recognised as being critically important for young people, not only will engaging in enterprising activities allow you to develop leadership and team building skills, but also allow you to develop your ideas and creativity in a way which will enable our economy to flourish in the future and possibly be the start of your own successful business.

 

Top 5 useful websites:

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

Business Studies Online www.businessstudiesonline.co.uk/live/

Tutor 2U www.tutor2u.net/blog/index.php/business-studies/

Revision Station www.revisionstation.co.uk/GCSE-Business-Resources(1723158).htm

SAM Learning www.samlearning.com