Business

Business Studies is an option at GCSE Level, and at AS and A-Levels, following the AQA syllabus. A half course in Personal Economics is also offered at GCSE.

Students participate in a range of activities, including...

  • The award winning  Sim Venture  software for simulating the setting up of a business.
  • The BP oil trading game.
  • Visits to the All England Lawn Tennis Club – marketing mix activity.
  • Visits to Jaguar cars in West Bromwich – learn production techniques.
  • Visiting Sutton High Street to assess mission statements and to classify businesses.
  • Food tasting to assess the quality of branded vs. own-brand products.
  • Making paper-chains to simulate a production line.

The Business Studies Department has developed close links with local businesses through its close liaison with Sutton Education Business Partnership and its award-winning Young Enterprise teams.