Business Studies


Overview

Social Sciences is an inter disciplinary department bringing different kinds of scholarship to include Health and Social Care, Business Studies, Law, Psychology and Sociology. We pride ourselves on combining innovative teaching methods that allow students to acquire relevant knowledge of the world around them as well as combining theory and practice when opportunities and day visits arise for subject related work experience.


Key Staff

Mr Hussain
Head of Social Sciences

Miss Ahmed
Teacher of Business Studies

Miss Bhuttay
Teacher of Psychology

Ms Churchill
Teacher of Law

Miss Hawtin
Teacher of Sociology

Miss Tanner
Teacher of Health & Social Care


Key Stage 4 Curriculum

The OCR GCSE Applied Business qualification has links within the industry which provides a clear insight into how businesses work relating the course back to the real world.


Further Information

GCSE specification


For further information regarding studying GCSE Business Studies at Heartlands Academy, please contact: Miss Ahmed This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Key Stage 5 Curriculum

The OCR Business A Level encourages learners to be inspired, motivated and challenged by following a broad, coherent, practical, satisfying and worthwhile course of study. It provides insight into, and experience of, how businesses work, stimulating learners’ curiosity and encouraging them to engage with commerce in their everyday lives and to make informed choices about further study and about career choices.

Each component includes synoptic assessment, so learners will have a holistic learning experience and be able to apply concepts to different situations.

Content Overview

  • Business Objectives and Strategic Decisions
  • External Influences Facing Businesses
  • Marketing and Marketing Strategies
  • Operational Strategy
  • Human Resources
  • Accounting and Financial Considerations
  • The Global Environment of Business

Further Information

A Level specification


For further information regarding studying A Level Business at Heartlands Academy, please contact: Miss Ahmed This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.



Mr Hussain

Mr Hussain

Head of Social Sciences

Business Studies
Business Studies
Business Studies