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The department will seek to achieve the following specific objectives:
  • to deliver effective and broad business education, appropriate for a variety of needs, through AS/A2 Business Studies through the specification of the AQA Examination Board.
  • to deliver effective and appropriate economics education, appropriate for a variety of needs, through AS/A2 Economics through the specification of the Edexcel Examination Board
  • to deliver effective and appropriate politics education, appropriate for a variety of needs, through AS/A2 Level Government and Politics through the specification of the Edexcel Examination Board.
  • to help to guide pupils to make the most appropriate choices between subjects and between one year or two year courses in order to suit their interests, abilities and aspirations.
  • to provide teaching, learning opportunities and extra-curricular activities that motivate and interest pupils, illustrating the relevance and importance of the subjects to their lives, and inspiring them to pursue their interest in the future.
  • to develop this motivation and interest through the use of a wide range of teaching and learning styles, including teacher-led exposition, independent learning, PowerPoint presentations, group work, use of DVD and case study resources, use of ICT, use of the Library etc.
  • to use this motivation and interest as the basis for adding value to all pupils, whatever their ability levels, gender, nationality or ethnic origin.
  • to integrate into our curriculum opportunities to reinforce the values and ethos of the College, seeking to develop the spiritual and moral dimensions of our subjects.