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Business Studies




Mr J Wilson

Head of Subject

KS4 Business Studies: NCFE Level 2 Business and Enterprise

Students will have the opportunity to choose Business as one of their options to begin in Year 10.

Content Overview

Assessment Overview

Introduction to Business and Enterprise

  • Legal Structures of Business
  • Why people choose to start businesses
  • How businesses decide what to sell
  • The risks and rewards for starting a business



Internally Assessed Unit of Coursework




of total grade

Introduction to Marketing

  • Types of Markets
  • Importance of Marketing
  • Target Markets
  • Market Research
  • Marketing Mix
  • Impact of Technology/ Social Media on Marketing


Externally Assessed Exam and Application based Case Study 




of total grade

Introduction to Business Finance

  • Sources of Finance
  • Costs/ Breakeven/ Tax and their implications
  • Creating financial records and their importance



Internally Assessed Unit of Coursework)




of total grade)

Plan/ Develop and Participate in a Business Enterprise

  • Select a Business idea
  • Set aims and objectives
  • Conduct Market Research
  • Create your marketing mix
  • Run your Business
  • Evaluate your business using Aims and Objectives



Internally Assessed Unit of Coursework




of total grade

KS5 Business Studies

External Exam

Homework and Revision Resources

Homework for all year groups is set on ‘Show My Homework’ and is designed to support and develop the learning that is taking place in our classrooms in relation to our Schemes of Learning.  Homework is set on a bi-weekly basis and should take 30 to 45 minutes to complete.
Business resources are available to students 24/7 through our SharePoint site.

  • Tutur2u resources for all year groups available for all topics
  • Variety of YouTube clips on topics