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16/01/20

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25 Harris Westminster students have Oxford offers this year (a school record). Cambridge still trickling in but also looking good. https://t.co/ROZixY1Jqy

15/01/20

Great opportunities in creativity at school in Haringey https://t.co/NEYyV5veC8

15/01/20

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Huge thanks to the inspiring who ran songwriting workshops for lucky music students last week and talked about his experiences in the music industry. https://t.co/DtiAe4HZr8

14/01/20

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What an amazing trip! Learning on board HQS Wellington with our year 12 & 13's. The learning opportunities were built to challenge our student's understanding placing them in a 'real world' situation in which they applied their knowledge. https://t.co/nqpXisChYy

20/12/19

Festive cheer from us all at Harris Academy Tottenham! https://t.co/CTOgNTjI0y

20/12/19

Happy holidays everyone! I’d like to take this opportunity to thank our fabulous pupils, parents, teachers and staff for their enormously hard work this year. Don’t forget we finish at 1pm today and we look forward to welcoming you all back on Monday 6th January 2020!

18/12/19

Wicked to Oz set from last night's performance. Last performance is tonight at 6pm in the theatre! There are still tickets available in reception. https://t.co/a0SyApNjx7

16/12/19

Wicked to Oz is this week! Don't forget to get your tickets from reception. 6pm start on Tuesday and Wednesday in the theatre. https://t.co/YfQNiAflO0

14/12/19

Our senior leadership team serving our Festive Lunch https://t.co/Im15X7kNrZ

12/12/19

Wonderful to see our sister academy put on such a wonderful range of musical pieces off their Winter Showcase | always an https://t.co/7e1pb7RdOB

11/12/19

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Too big for your boots? ... uplifting & inspired in these dark days to see return to his first school in to extol the virtues | hard work - reading - scholarship | https://t.co/SFP19DCv68

11/12/19

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A few weeks ago we brought artist to secondary school to run sessions in different styles of portraiture to their art students. Here she is in action! https://t.co/1XafCiL6Hh

10/12/19

Still struck here by the beautiful skill of one of our Year 9 students Alice https://t.co/hNNfFEVrkQ

10/12/19

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Hear more about Khadija’s inspirational journey to . With thanks to her teachers and Harris Experience https://t.co/O4TgvKPc1k

10/12/19

Year 9 artists practising their draughtsmanship skills today in a 6 hour sustained stint. Wonderful replica of photograph here https://t.co/AOpfhdSOAz

10/12/19

10/12/19

Year 10 in full flow preparing for the Jack Petchey Speak Out Challenge 2019-20 https://t.co/HwF1ThiofX

09/12/19

Some of the winners from the wonderful art competition that formed a centrepiece of our Black History Month celebrations. https://t.co/2MUECpbepX

09/12/19

This looks wonderful. Is there a cost?

05/12/19

It's all in the details... challenging us to design the living room of the future https://t.co/Tm7aOJlivZ

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A-Level Business Studies

A Level Business Studies

Specification: AQA

Method of Assessment:

Students sit examinations in their A Level courses at the end of Year 13. All students will take internal end of year examinations at the end of year 12 to determine suitability to continue with the subject in Year 13. Students who do not meet the required pass grade in the Year 12 end of year examinations will not be permitted to progress into Year 13.

100% exam- three papers 

Paper 1: This is a 2 hour exam with a total of 100 marks worth 33.3% of the A Level.  All ten topics are examined over three sections: Section A 15 multiple choice questions, Section B Short answer questions, Section C Two essay questions. 

Paper 2: This is a 2 hour exam with a total of 100 marks worth 33.3% of the A Level.  The exam includes three data response questions.  All ten topics are examined. 

Paper 3: This is a 2 hour exam with a total of 100 marks worth 33.3% of the A Level.  The exam includes case studies and extended question responses. All ten topics are examined. 

Note: For the A Level certificate to be awarded, students have to successfully complete all three exams.  

Course Overview:

This exciting new course is delivered in a way which allows students to study Business Studies in a holistic way.  Students will be introduced to ‘Business’ by using key business models, theories and techniques to support the analysis of current business issues and situations.  The content of the course is designed to engage students through topics and issues that are relevant in today’s society which include key contemporary developments such as digital technology, business ethics, and globalisation. 

Students will develop the knowledge and skills needed to analyse data, think critically about issues and make informed decisions – all skills that are needed for further study and employment.

Units Studied:

 

The first year of this course covers:

[1] What is Business?

[2] Managers, leadership and decision making

[3] Decision making to improve marketing performance

[4] Decision making to improve operational performance

[5] Decision making to improve financial performance

[6] Decision making to improve human resource performance.

 

The second year of this course covers:

[7] Analysing the strategic position of a Business

[8] Choosing strategic direction

[9] Strategic methods: how to pursue strategies

[10] Managing strategic change

 

Entry Requirements:

Students require a minimum of a grade 5 in 7 different subjects at GCSE (or equivalent), including English (Literature or Language) and Mathematics, with at least a grade 6 in Business Studies or a related subject.

Reading Materials / Resources:

AQA A-level Business Year 1/AS Third Edition (Wolinski & Coates)

AQA A-level Business Year 2 Third Edition (Wolinski & Coates)

AQA Business for A-level (Marcousé) (covers full A-level)

Career Opportunities

The majority of students at Harris have taken the A Level Business Studies course mainly to gain access to a place at university, normally taking a business related degree, another social science or information technology. A number have gone onto careers in industry, including banking and working for the Government.

For more information, please contact Mr Mozzini c/o sixthform@harristottenham.org.uk

Please mark FAO and contact name in the subject of the email. 

 

 

 

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