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16/06/24

Eid Mubarak to those in our ESJ community and all around the world celebrating today. pic.twitter.com/W12hvvRccm

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25/05/24

Our annual staff vs sixth form football match and which went to penalties. Staff won on penalties this year. A wonderful end of term pic.twitter.com/nzYLFua5vl

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16/05/24

We've had a large delivery of brand new novel books. Come in and borrow some!! pic.twitter.com/t71AGtM24u

29/03/24

To our ESJ community, please take time to rest and enjoy each others' company over the Easter break. Have a well-deserved cuppa and browse our wonderful Spring Term newsletter:https://t.co/FcsgoiYbFO

29/03/24

Round #1 Masterchef Competition. Our first 16 started yesterday creating delicious dishes! Here’s to round #2 pic.twitter.com/ZBZIJaPnok

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21/03/24

Round #1 Masterchef Competition. Our first 16 started yesterday creating delicious dishes! Here’s to round #2 pic.twitter.com/ZBZIJaPnok

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11/03/24

A fascinating insight into the world of politics and debate for our A-Level Politics students today. . Thank you, Mr Bitis, for organising it. pic.twitter.com/kA4IznCEkc

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09/03/24

Berlin Day 1: Part 1: Berlin Wall pic.twitter.com/P96Goul4Ds

09/03/24

Berlin Part 2 Reichstag and Brandenburg Gate. Sun is shining and our students are wonderful stopped for lunch after visiting The Soviet Memorial & The Topography of Terror. Next The Jewish Museum pic.twitter.com/QBVIOdyvHv

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09/03/24

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09/03/24

Great to see the support for Muslim students observing Ramadan ❤️

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09/03/24

A great group of Year 10 students , in-fact, we had 2 extra join us! pic.twitter.com/CvQf4FXI9M

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08/03/24

A great group of Year 10 students , in-fact, we had 2 extra join us! pic.twitter.com/CvQf4FXI9M

08/03/24

On we’re celebrating Miss Zare 🙌 Head of RE, Christian Ethos Lead and Staff Wellbeing at Epping St John's School 💚#IWD2024 pic.twitter.com/qYkp64bGjU

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08/03/24

On we’re celebrating Miss Zare 🙌 Head of RE, Christian Ethos Lead and Staff Wellbeing at Epping St John's School 💚#IWD2024 pic.twitter.com/qYkp64bGjU

08/03/24

Great to see the support for Muslim students observing Ramadan ❤️

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08/03/24

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08/03/24

Just left Berlin for Krakow. A great whistle stop tour of Berlin. pic.twitter.com/tE12rGpYhI

08/03/24

Just left Berlin for Krakow. A great whistle stop tour of Berlin. pic.twitter.com/tE12rGpYhI

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Business A-Level

What is Business is all about?

Students will gain a broad understanding of business functions and activities. They will have a good understanding of business finance and the work of businesses, both national and multi national.  

Course Content

First Year Course Content

Theme 1: Marketing and People

In this unit students will look at markets, explore marketing and people functions and investigate business start up.

“Marketing” will examine market research, branding,     supply and demand and pricing strategies. “People” will look at recruitment, selection, motivation and leadership.

Theme 2: Managing Business Activity

In this unit students will explore business finance and   operations.

Finance will include sources of finance, cash flow, break even and budgeting. as well as looking at how to measure financial performance.

Second Year Course Content

Theme 3: Business Decisions and strategy

Students will look at business strategies, growth, decision making techniques (Investment appraisal, critical path analysis and decision trees) and what influences business decisions. This will include measuring financial performance.

Theme 4: Global Business

In this unit students will look at globalisation and international trade and how businesses expand into foreign markets.  This unit also includes international   marketing and the study of multi national companies.

Assessment:

  • A Level Business is assessed by 3 written examinations which cover themes 1 to 4. 
  • Each paper is 2 hours and includes a mix  of short and longer answer questions.

Future careers linked to this subject:

  • Financial Services
  • Marketing sector
  • Higher administrative roles  in public and private sector​

Entry Requirements

Grade 6 in GCSE Business Studies or Grade 6 at GCSE in English and Maths

Examination Board

EdExcel

Teacher to Contact:

Ms Mahmood

 

 

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