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Economics A Level at West Kirby Grammar School

Course description

We currently offer A-level Economics and Business which attracts one or two teaching groups per year.  The new A-level specification for September 2015 is Edexcel’s Economics B and contains both economic and business concepts.

The department has achieved 100% pass rate at A-level for the past five years; with 72% of students achieving A* - B in 2014. The department has one classroom with an interactive whiteboard and is located next to the sixth form ICT suite, which allows the department to make use of E-resources as well as tracking the world’s economic markets and news articles.

Entry requirements


Any students wishing to study Economics must be keen to gain an awareness of current economic affairs and trends. This requires regular reading of newspapers, various journals and magazines as well as listening to or watching the news and current affairs programmes. Students choosing this course must have an independent mind and be willing to investigate individual portfolio issues and have an awareness of the importance of working to deadlines. Various trips are organised to local factories, conferences, and lectures arranged by the Economics Association and examination board.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact West Kirby Grammar School directly.

Last updated date: 04 June 2015
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Key information

  • Start date: Next January