Business Studies curriculum at Brownhills Ormiston Academy
The department’s vision
Sequencing of lessons
In Year 9 pupils will study the following topics: Business Activity, Marketing and People. In Year 10 pupils will develop their understanding of Business further by covering the following topics: Operations, Finance, and Influence on Business.
During Year 11 pupils will recall their knowledge and understanding for all six topics and in addition work through current and relevant case studies. They will also work through past papers ensuring they are confident in answering exam questions in preparation for the summer exams.
Pupils will complete half termly assessment which will include key vocabulary tests, recall quizzes and end of Unit assessments. In Year 10 and 11 pupils will sit mock examinations to prepare them for the external examination at the end of the course. Pupils will be assessed through a controlled assessment in the summer term of Year 11 which will include two equally weighted exam papers (50%).
Paper 1-Business activity, Marketing and People (1.5 hours long)
Paper 2- Operations, Finance, and Influence on Business (1.5 hours long)