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Business Studies


Full Subject Title



Subject at Harris Academy Bromley:


At Harris Academy Bromley, the Business department strives to give pupils the opportunity to develop their enterprising skills by providing insight into the day-to-day running of a business and how businesses are set up. Students are encouraged to analyse different business scenarios and apply their knowledge of the theories to business situations. Students are also encouraged to regularly work in groups to present information to the class developing their confidence to communicate their ideas to a group of peers. Students can study Business for GCSE, A Level or CTEC Level 3.



Exam Board (if applicable)


Edexcel at GCSE (Current Year 10 and 11 only )

AQA at AS/A Level

OCR Level 3 Cambridge Technical Extended Certificate/Diploma in Business

Syllabus/Specification Number (if applicable)


Specification Numbers:

OCR at GCSE (J204) 20017 specification

AQA at AS/A Level (7131, 7132)

Level 3 Cambridge Technical Extended Certificate/Diploma in Business (05835,  05837)

Edexcel at BTEC Level 2 

Level 2: (600/4786/0)

Text books/reference/useful resources:



  • OCR GCSE (9-1) Business J204

A Level:

  • AQA A Level Business 1 Third Edition (Wolinski & Coates)
  • AQA A2 Business Studies 2nd Edition (Wolinski & Coates)

 BTEC Level 2:

  • BTEC First Award in Business (Carysforth, Chandler-Corris, Glencross, Neild), Pearson
  • Cambridge Technical Extended Certificate/Diploma in Business Level 3
  • Cambridge Technical Business Level 3 – (Tess Bayley, Karen Tullett, Dianne Wainright, Leanna Oliver), Hodder


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Please note for a more detailed breakdown regarding subject content, you can access the exam boards websites via the below links:

OCR Business Studies GCSE

BTEC Business Studies Level 2

AQA Business Studies A Level

Level 3 Business Studies CTEC







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