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A Level Applied Business at Chelmer Valley High School

Course description

The course involves classroom and field research, including visiting and collecting information from local organisations. Relating theory to practical real world businesses is important alongside. Applying business concepts and solving business problems in a work related context adds interest and realism to the topics investigated.

Course content

The units covered in the AS include:

Investigating People at Work (exam unit), Investigating Marketing and Investigating Business (both coursework).

At A2 you go on to study Business Development (The exam board sets Controlled coursework), External Influences on Business (coursework), and Managing and Developing People (coursework).


Exam board: Edexcel

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Chelmer Valley High School directly.

Last updated date: 11 May 2015
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 or 2 years


  • More information
    • From Chelmsford:

      • From Chelmsford Town Centre, take Broomfield Road, following signs to Broomfield Hospital.
      • You will join Main Road (B1008).
      • Turn Left, into Court Road.
      • Follow Court Road, carrying straight on just before the bend.
      • You have arrived and should see the school's sign.


      From Braintree:

      • Take the A131 following signs to Broomfield Hospital.
      • At roundabout with A130, take the B1008 past The Walthams.
      • Follow B1008.
      • Turn right into Hospital Approach, at the roundabout near the Hospital.
      • Take first left into Court Road, and follow until you see the Chelmer Valley sign.


      Bus Services available:

      • From Chelmsford 42, 352 & 33
      • From Braintree 70 & 352
      • From Dunmow 33
      • Please note the no. 352 has a limited service.