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Business Studies A Level at Chipping Campden School

Course description

This course takes a close look at business and the way it works, providing students with relevant knowledge and understanding of finance, marketing, human resources and production.

The course takes as its theme the processes of decision-making in business, developing a critical understanding of organisations and their ability to meet society's needs and wants. Students develop an appreciation of business behaviour from a range of perspectives, studying enterprising and creative approaches to business opportunities. The course encourages students to take a more strategic view of business activity.

Course content

Operating in a local Business Environment
The UK Business Environment
The Global Business Environment

Entry requirements

Grade C or above in GCSE Maths and English

It is not necessary to have any previous experience in Business Studies, but the skills required are nevertheless wide ranging, including statistical analysis and evaluative writing.

A minimum C grade is required for students who took a GCSE Business course.


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How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Chipping Campden School directly.

Last updated date: 04 October 2017

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    • The school has over 1100 students, 250 in the sixth form, but retains a ‘family feel’

      through its excellent pastoral organisation. We welcome additional

      students post-16 to follow A Level and other advanced courses of


      Achievement is outstanding because students have access to an

      excellent curriculum and are taught extremely well. (OfSTED)

      The school is determined to:

      • Provide a safe environment where students are happy, able to

      learn, achieve their potential and develop as fully rounded people

      • Personalise learning pathways so that every student makes the

      best progress possible

      • Provide high quality teaching which challenges the most able and

      supports successful learning for all