Business Studies – Key Stage 5

Course Information & Assessment Points

Year 12

 Curriculum contentAssessed work
AP1Market analysis, market planning and market strategy.
Financial accounts, Ratio analysis and Investment Appraisal
Weekly homework which is linked to a past exam question
AP2Human Resource Management, Employee and Employer Relations.
Lean production, Critical path Analysis and Economies of Scale
Weekly homework which is linked to a past exam question
A PPE will be sat at the end of December
AP3Research task -manufacturing in the UK, Essays 1 - 3
3 Essays based on the research task.
A further PPE based on Unit 3 content
AP4Research task ‘manufacturing in the UK’, Essays 4-5

2 Essays based on the research task.
PPE on unit 3 and 4
AP5Essays on Leadership, Culture and Corporate Social responsibility
3 Essays

Year 13

 Curriculum contentAssessed work
AP1Managing an event
The food industry
Unit 18 – pass tasks
Unit 32 – pass, merit and distinction tasks
AP2Working in teams
Fashion retail
Unit 19 – pass tasks
Unit 32 – pass, merit and distinction tasks
AP3Career planning
Health and safety
Unit 15 – merit and distinction tasks
Unit 27 – pass and merit tasks
AP4Evaluating the management of an event
Health and safety
Unit 18 – merit and distinction tasks
Unit 27 – merit and distinction tasks
AP5Evaluating working in teams
Unit 19 – merit and distinction tasks
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