Newhaven School

Newhaven School


Welcome to the Business Department

At Key Stage 4 Business is an optional subject. Students are timetabled to have 3 lessons of business a week. Students will study Enterprise in the Business world, Finance in Business, Promoting a Brand and Recruitment and Employment. The world revolves around business, whether you plan to work for yourself or seek employment you will come in contact with a business and become familiar with its operations; or set up your own business operations. For this reason having a good broad understanding of the world of business from finance, marketing, customer service and managing people, our relevant, broad and interesting courses will prepare you for the future.

Key Stage 4 Curriculum

BTEC Level 2 Business

The Level 1/Level 2 First Award in Business has been designed to provide an engaging and stimulating introduction to the world of business. The core units cover the essential knowledge and skills required in the business sector. The optional specialist units, covering branding and promotion, customer service, sales, retail business, recruitment and career development, and business support, provide your centre with the opportunity to develop assignments and activities to meet the needs of both local employers and learners.

75% Coursework, 3 units which are delivered through a range of assignment briefs. 25% exam, Unit 2: Finance for Business. 

Click here for the Edexcel Business BTEC specification.