Durham Johnston Comprehensive School

Dare to be wise


GCSE Business:

Exam Board: OCR


Skills: You will be taught in an active way and encouraged to express and discuss your ideas. You will be shown how to analyse and evaluate different business situations.

On average students achieve at least a grade above their prediction.

Business Links: Visiting speakers, industry visit.

Content: In Year 10 students will study Business Activity, Marketing and Human Resources. In Year 11 they will complete the course by studying Production Operations, Finance, the External Business Environment and the Interdependent Nature of Business.

Assessment: In line with the changes the Government has made to assessment, all exams are at the end of Year 11. There are 2 exams, each 90 minutes long and each worth 50% of the total GCSE.