Business Studies A Level at The Marches School and Technology College
This course is built around a core unit with an enterprise theme, to enable
students to think of a new business idea and how they might research and
develop it. Students will think about how their learning applies to their own
The qualification will introduce students to international business, equipping them
either to work in or to manage a business in an international context. A variety
of assessment techniques will be used – short answer questions, data-response
questions, case studies and a decision-making report.
We ask that students applying to the
Sixth Form have a minimum of 5 GCSEs
A*– C Grade and aim for a B Grade in
their chosen subject of study (predicted
It is perfectly acceptable to apply to study
a subject that you did not choose at GCSE.
You will be invited to attend a short,
informal interview with the Head of Sixth
Form to discuss your application and talk
through your options. All places offered will
be conditional until you have received your
GCSE results in August and enrolment will
take place on GCSE Results Day.
There will be various ‘Road to Sixth
Form’ events and activities taking place
throughout the year, to ensure a smooth
transition into post-16 study and to
provide you with all the information you
require to make fully informed decisions.
If you have any questions about the
admissions process, please do not
hesitate to contact us on 01691 664400.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact The Marches School and Technology College directly.