Hellesdon High School

& Sixth Form Centre

Year 10

 

  Topic(s) Key content to be learned Assessment

Autumn Term

1.1    –Enterprise and Entrepreneurship

  • How and why business ideas come about
  • Business risks and rewards
  • The role of enterprise and entrepreneurship

Homework -Diagnostic multiple choice quizzes to test understanding 

1.2-    Spotting a business opportunity 
  • Customer needs
  • Market research
  • Market segmentation
In-class assessment (verbal questioning and written tasks)

1.3 – Putting a Business idea into practice

  •   Business aims and objectives
  •   Business revenues costs and profits
  •   Cash and cash flow
     

A written assessment on topics learnt so far (short answer questions and calculations)

 

Spring Term

 

1.2-    Spotting a business opportunity (continued)

 

  •   The competitive environment

Homework -Diagnostic multiple choice quizzes to test understanding

1.4    - Making the business effective
  • Sources of business finance
  • The options for start-up and small businesses
  • Business location
  • The marketing mix
In-class assessment (verbal questioning and written tasks)
1.5 – Understanding external influences on business
  • Business stakeholders
  • Technology and Business
  • Legislation and Business

A written assessment on topics learnt so far (short answer questions and calculations)

 

Summer Term

 

1.4     - Making the business effective (continued)

  • The business plan
  • The economy and business

Homework -Diagnostic multiple choice quizzes 

1.5 – Understanding external influences on business (continued)

+Revision/preparation for progress exam.

  • The economy and business
  • External influences

In-class assessment (verbal questioning and written tasks)

 

Paper 1 progress exam -A written assessment on topics learnt so far (short answer questions, calculations and a long-answer question)