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GCSE Business 

Business (9-1)
Exam Board: Edexcel 

Throughout Years 10 and 11, students will study an  engaging and inspiring specification which reflects the demands of a truly modern and evolving business environment. This qualification enables students to develop as commercially minded and enterprising individuals and helps them to succeed in their chosen pathway.

Unit breakdown 


Theme 1

Theme 2

Course Content

·         Topic 1.1 Enterprise and entrepreneurship

·         Topic 1.2 Spotting a business opportunity

·         Topic 1.3 Putting a business idea into practice

·         Topic 1.4 Making the business effective

·         Topic 1.5 Understanding external influences on business

·         Topic 2.1 Growing the business

·         Topic 2.2 Making marketing decisions

·         Topic 2.3 Making operational decisions

·         Topic 2.4 Making financial decisions

·         Topic 2.5 Making human resource decisions

% Weighting 

50% of total GCSE grade

50% of total GCSE grade

Total Marks

90 Marks

90 Marks

Time allowed

1 hour 30 minutes

1 hour 30 minutes

For further information please the specification.