Business Studies Curriculum Overview

Business Studies Curriculum Overview

Year 10

 

 

Autumn 1

Autumn 2

Topic

 

Theme 1: Investigating small business

 

Topic 1.1 Enterprise and entrepreneurship

Students are introduced to the dynamic nature of business in relation to how and why business ideas come about. They also explore the impact of risk and reward on business activity and the role of entrepreneurship.

 

 

Topic 1.2 Spotting a business opportunity

Students will explore how new and small businesses identify opportunities through understanding customer needs and conducting

market research. They will also focus on understanding the competition.

Assessment

 

End of sub topic assessments

Peer/self-assessment

1.1.1 The dynamic nature of business

1.1.2 - 1.1.3 Risk, reward and the role of business enterprise

 

End of topic assessments

Splash and Play Assessment Mat

 

Interactive assessments

 Bitesize, Kahoot, Seneca Learning Assessments, SMHW Quizzes

 

Other

Interleaving through do now activities and retrievals grids

Adding Value Activity

Numeracy Test

Exam Questions 3 and 6 markers

Case studies, Gym Shark, Ikea, Crunchie,

 

End of sub topic assessments

Peer/self-assessment

1.2.1 Customer Needs

1.2.2 Market Research

1.2.3 Market Segmentation

1.2.4 The Competitive Environment

 

End of topic assessments

A Taste of Luxury Assessment Mat

 

Interactive assessments

Bitesize, Kahoot, Seneca Learning Assessments, SMHW Quizzes

 

Other

Interleaving through do now activities and Retrievals Grid

Exam Questions 3 and 6 markers

Case studies/ Varied scenarios BorrowMyDoggy, Lego

 

Combined end of unit assessment 1.1 & 1.2

30 marks

1.1 Enterprise and Entrepreneurship

1.2 Spotting a gap in the market

 

Extended Learning

 

Homework to be set every 1-2 weeks this is dependent on the topic and thus the scale of the task, some tasks require primary research and therefore take longer to complete. 

Enterprise Research to reflect Cultural diversity of local businesses

Nutribullet CaseStudy

Market Segmentation Coca-Cola/Lego

Competition Research -SWOT Presentations

Market Mapping