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Business Studies students at Putteridge High will leave the classroom enriched with a broad and balanced perspective of business, as well as an inspiration for success and a passion to work hard in the community.

Throughout the Business curriculum, students will take a journey that develops their knowledge and skills to evaluate the dynamics of a business. This will lead to an outcome where students enjoy their learning to make good progress by applying the knowledge and skills to the subject as well as events faced in their everyday pathways. Our Business curriculum enables students to have the ability to think commercially and creatively, allowing students to develop their interest in the subject further.

Putteridge High students will have the ability to embed and articulate business acumen in class activities, presentations and enrichment projects, in addition to external enrichment. 

Students at Putteridge High will be aware of the impact of business in the real world through exploring a range of diverse case studies on local to global businesses and entrepreneurs. Teaching will provide opportunities to develop confident students with high expectations who can be creative, resilient and be skilled for the globalised workplace. Business studies allows students to develop an excellent variety of skills to achieve lifelong learning.

Curriculum Documents


Exam Board

Exam board name: Edexcel

Paper 1: Theme 1 - Investigating a small Business (50%)

Paper 2: Theme 2 - Building a Business (50%)

Exam board website: https://qualifications.pearson.com/en/qualifications/edexcel-gcses/business-2017.html

Revision guides

REVISE Pearson Edexcel GCSE (9-1) Business Revision Workbook

REVISE Pearson Edexcel GCSE (9-1) Business Revision Guide + App

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