Economics A Level at The Broxbourne School
Economics is a conceptual subject which contains aspects of Maths, Politics and Business Studies. It involves the study of:
Pricing and the nature of competition
How firms make output and pricing decisions
The effectiveness of government intervention within markets
The application, analysis and evaluation of economic models
The effectiveness of government policies to overcome the economic problems
Trends and developments in global markets
Entry requirements to The Broxbourne School Sixth Form are based on both the average KS4 points achieved in the summer of year 11 and specific grades gained in subjects relevant to those that they wish to pursue in the Sixth Form. Students are expected to take four AS subjects and AS General Studies in Year 12 and should have demonstrated a consistently serious attitude to study.
To enter the Sixth Form to study 4 or 5 AS / A-level courses students should have achieved at least 5+ A* - C grades including English and Maths, must have demonstrated a consistently serious attitude to study and
• gained an average points score of 43 points or more and,
• achieved the entry grade B in the GCSE subject they wish to study at AS / A-level or in the case of subjects not taken at GCSE the entry grade in related subjects
• achieve at least an A in GCSE Maths to take AS level Maths
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact The Broxbourne School directly.