Business Studies within Wallingford School aims to provide students with the ability to develop key working skills whilst developing entrepreneurial skills in an engaging and purposeful way. Business studies shows pupils’ how Businesses function from a range of angles; as an owner, employee and customer. This allows individuals to imagine, justify and interpret a variety of key terminology when justifying their own choices within a Business format.

The curriculum is based around research and development of ideas, linked to the basic principles of how Businesses function in our society. Business will set student’s up to be successful in the world of work and society as we know it and the future that they will be shaping.

BTEC Enterprise (Technical Award)

Year 10

Terms 1, 2 & 3 - Pitching an Enterprise Idea

Terms 4, 5 & 6 - Promotion and Finance for Enterprise

Year 11

Terms 1, 2 & 3 - Exploring Enterprises

Terms 4, 5 & 6 - Promotion and Finance for Enterprise

BTEC Level 3 Business

Extended Certificate and Diploma

Year 12

Terms 1, 2 & 3

  • Unit 1 Exploring Business
  • Unit 2 Marketing Campaign
  • Unit 6 Principles of Management (Diploma only)

Terms 4, 5 & 6

  • Unit 1 Exploring Business
  • Unit 3 Personal and Business Finance
  • Unit 5 International Business (Diploma only)

Year 13

Terms 1, 2 & 3

  • Unit 2 Marketing Campaign
  • Unit 3 Personal and Business Finance
  • Unit 8 Recruitment
  • Unit 14 Investigating Customer Service (Diploma only)

Terms 4, 5 & 6

  • Unit 8 Recruitment
  • Unit 4 Managing an Event (Diploma only)