Business and ICT

Students acquire and practise ICT skills by learning how to use a range of software to enhance their work across the curriculum.

 

ICT – Programme of Study

Year 7

  • ICT Basic Skills – Word, PowerPoint & Excel
  • Computer Science – Program planning and flow charts – Basic programming skills

 

Year 8

  • Higher level office skills – Word, PowerPoint & Excel
  • Computer Science – Higher level program construction & planning
  • Higher level – program design and programming skills

 

Year 9

  • Non EBAC – Office Skills – Word, PowerPoint, Excel

 

Year 10

Non EBAC – Office Skills – Word, PowerPoint, Excel

 

Year 11

ECDL – Excel and Productivity Units

 

Business Studies – Programme of Study

Years 9 – 11 (Key Stage 4)

  • Ownership and objectives
  • Marketing
  • Finance
  • Human Resource Management
  • External Influences and Economic factors

 

Year 12 (Key Stage 5)

Marketing and People

  • Meeting customer needs
  • The Market
  • Marketing mix and strategy
  • Managing people
  • Entrepreneurs and leaders

Managing Business Activities

  • Raising finance
  • Financial planning
  • Managing finance
  • Resource management
  • External influences

 

Year 13 (Key Stage 5)

Business Decisions & Strategies

  • Business objectives and strategy
  • Business growth
  • Decision-making techniques
  • Influences on business decisions
  • Assessing competitiveness
  • Managing change

Global Business

  • Globalisation
  • Global markets and business expansion
  • Global marketing
  • Global industries and companies (multinational corporations)

 

Further information about the programme of study for ICT can be obtained from the Faculty Leader, Mr Sutcliffe.

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