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Economics WJEC AS Level (Linear) at Poynton High School

Course description

Learning Method:
Economics is taught through a variety of methods. Group work and discussion tasks are used to help develop understanding of new topics. Clear examples are used and teachers have developed strong resources which allow students to maximise their learning. Time is spent understanding and preparing for the demands of the examination.

Entry requirements

  • 5 grade GCSEs at grade C or above, a grade B in Maths is essential.



Unit 1: Introduction to Economic Principles - 1 hour examination (40% of AS).

Unit 2: Exploring Economic Issues:- 2 hour examination (60% of AS).

Future opportunities

The specification provides a suitable foundation for the study of economics or a related area in a range of higher education courses. Students who have combined economics with a range of other A levels have progressed to a wide range of university courses and employment destinations.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 15 September 2016

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