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03/07/19

Fab job Year 4 for taking part in the Bikeability level 1 - we are all proud of you!

24/05/19

Well done to all the children in Primary for their great efforts in the walk to school week

17/05/19

Our students are enjoying the sunshine in Alicante https://t.co/tAKKjl4DlQ

17/05/19

Our students are really getting stuck in on their trip to Alicante https://t.co/FmFOIhZ0Bn

14/05/19

Our trip to the Science Museum was so much fun - very proud of our student's behaviour https://t.co/px0JAtoERH

14/05/19

Our Year 8 students had a wonderful time visiting Alexandra Palace https://t.co/MpEHGvI23D

07/05/19

Congratulations to Columbinus Louisy - Chartwell's unit manager and team - who achieved the top rating 5 for food hygiene at Harris Academy Tottenham. Well done!

03/05/19

The opening of our sports hall was a great occasion https://t.co/1RcOe92p8t

03/05/19

Very proud of our students at the opening of our new sports hall https://t.co/O9ZM0deX9k

03/05/19

Impressed by the talent performing at the opening of our new sports hall https://t.co/A7uy6kHCg0

03/05/19

A lovely picture of our principal, Ms Kattenhorn, with Stormzy as he opened our fabulous new sports hall yesterday https://t.co/mnP3uIfANq

03/05/19

A message from Stormzy who opened our fabulous new sports hall yesterday https://t.co/UDEH2hpmh8

26/04/19

Looking forward to our workshop for students interested in a career in medicine

25/04/19

Looking forward to DofE and planning our next steps at the meeting on Friday

05/04/19

My tutor group are keen to start using our new sports facilities https://t.co/maTSju2wnp

05/04/19

Excited to take my house to see the new sports hall https://t.co/GkoFI7YgF1

04/04/19

Looking forward to our celebration assemblies tomorrow

04/04/19

A huge well done to Year 3 and 4 for such a great music performance today. We were all very impressed!

04/04/19

Well done to all our Year 3 and 4 children who made excellent egg scenes for our Easter Exhibition. They were all amazing!

04/04/19

A huge well done to our Reception, Year 1 and 2 children for making wonderful Easter bonnets and putting on an amazing Easter Bonnet Parade!

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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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