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15/08/19

Well done to Emily who has secured an apprenticeship in Data Analysis with ⁦ https://t.co/piMmHY8Fr0

15/08/19

Huge congratulations to Xavier, heading to Warwick to read engineering & Raphael to Manchester to read politics & philosophy https://t.co/ZTN9JN5mIk

15/08/19

Congratulations to all of our students collecting their results today. We wish you all the very best - keep in touch!

15/08/19

Congratulations to Reuben who achieved A* A* A A & will be reading Economics at Warwick & Jules who achieved A* A A & will be reading automotive engineering at Loughborough https://t.co/FoRHlk6IjU

15/08/19

Well done to Destiny! Has secured a degree led apprenticeship with ⁦ https://t.co/HzFCXnKoL5

15/08/19

Good luck to all our amazing, hardworking students as they pickup their A Level results today.

14/08/19

Retweetd From Harris Sixth Form

Good luck to our students tomorrow who are getting their !! https://t.co/9ECVzS11BD

22/07/19

Retweetd From HCACP PE

Stunning run by the U13 mixed 4x100m team. Finishing a close 2nd. https://t.co/6S2lEFcs6i

22/07/19

Well done!! Maths & Commerce Winners https://t.co/PyoApfKxhV

22/07/19

Well done to Science & Tech, winners of the year 10 shuttle relay ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ https://t.co/PepPciT72Z

22/07/19

Sports Day in full swing https://t.co/Udf4BFyCi4

20/07/19

Retweetd From HCACP PE

What a day! https://t.co/PTQ9IkI5Kh

20/07/19

Retweetd From HCACP PE

The U15 boys 4x200m team being announced to the https://t.co/886GmN75vv

20/07/19

Retweetd From HCACP PE

What a fantastic experience for the relay teams today . Thanks for making it possible! https://t.co/vRYbBrtWSK

18/07/19

Retweetd From HCACP PE

A thoroughly enjoyable day at the London Stadium for the Borough connect relays. Pleased to announce all teams have qualified for Saturdays final prior to the meeting. https://t.co/UvSS5RWAcK

18/07/19

Grease is SOLD OUT. All tickets have been sold for our performance tonight. if you have not already purchased a ticket as unfortunately you will not be able to watch the show. https://t.co/LZ0qvszFBm

18/07/19

Retweetd From HCACP PE

All set and ready to go for the borough connect relays at the . Good luck to all students. https://t.co/zVnuJRCYvK

17/07/19

Retweetd From HCACP PE

Well done to all staff and students for securing the gold mark for the second successive year. https://t.co/WxkzKDj0mT

17/07/19

Retweetd From HCACP PE

Well done to Abdullah and Aurel who were part of the U14 winning team. https://t.co/tII0dY2apU

16/07/19

Lets hear it for the back room boys. Preparing for the amazing production of at HCACP. Opens tomorrow. https://t.co/a2ilqhPEk6

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Business Studies

Year 9 overview

 
Overview Autumn Term:
In Year 9 students begin their Business Studies experience developing their knowledge and building a foundation of key business terms. Students embark on a six week course of creating their own business (market stall) and creating a key USP. In order to allow them to sell their products at the Harris Market run at the end of the half term. Over the course of the first half term they learn the key skills which help them in their second half term where they learn about business structures and setting up a business.
 
Overview Spring Term:
In the spring term students build upon their knowledge of business structures and look at how marketing works in a new business. They develop this by analysing how different marketing strategies support a new business and its products. Students will also learn the fundamentals of finance within a start-up business, analysing basic profit and loss accounts and identifying different sources of finance.
 
Overview Summer Term:
In the summer term students look to develop their knowledge of how production and recruitment operates in a start-up business, identifying the key aspects of the employment process and basic production methods.
 

Assessments:

End of Unit Exams (25 minutes)
Short Answer and long answer questions, from stating definitions to Analysis of business strategies.
 

Homework:

  • Case Study based questions.
  • Glossary (keyword) building.
  • Research and article annotations.
 

Events and Trips:

  • Business Market Stall Challenge
  • Coca-cola Challenge
  • Juiceburst Enterprise
 

Other resources:

Websites:
BBC.bitesize
BBC.news.com
Skynews.com
Forbes.com
 
Books, Articles and other Resources:
The economist
 
Departmental blog, website, twitter etc
@hcacp

Year 10 overview

 
Overview Autumn Term:
In Year 10 students look to build on the experiences and knowledge they learnt in year 9 by developing their own business events management company, looking at the core fundamentals of running events and marketing a business. In the second half term students begin to look in detail at how to grow a business and the reasons behind both internal and external growth.
 
Overview Spring Term:
In the Spring term students take a detailed look at the different marketing strategies utilized by firms looking to grow and expand their businesses. They begin to look at pricing strategies and source of finance which assist growth. Further to this they analyse different accounting structure for limited companies and how to structure and report financial figures.
 
Overview Summer Term:
In the Spring term students take a detailed look at the different marketing strategies utilized by firms looking to grow and expand their businesses. They begin to look at pricing strategies and source of finance which assist growth. Further to this they analyse different accounting structure for limited companies and how to structure and report financial figures.
 

Assessments:

End of Unit Exams (25 minutes)
Short Answer and long answer questions, from stating definitions to Analysis of business strategies.
Project based coursework (NCFE Level 2 Business and Enterprise)

Homework:

  • Case Study based questions.
  • Glossary (keyword) building.
  • Research and article annotations.
 

Events and Trips:

  • Business Events Management
  • Controlled Assessment local business research and interview
  • Coca-cola Challenge
  • Juiceburst Enterprise
 

Other resources:

Websites:
BBC.bitesize
BBC.news.com
Skynews.com
Forbes.com
 
Books, Articles and other Resources:
The economist
Educational Visits: e.g. museums, galleries, places of interest etc.
Controlled Assessment local business research and interview.
Departmental blog, website, twitter etc.
@hcacp

Year 11 overview

 
Overview Autumn Term:
In the Autumn term students begin Year 11 by looking at recruitment, selection and leadership styles in business. The students take detailed looks at different business leaders and analyse suitability for management of different styles in regards to business’ maturity. Students also complete a recap of finance where they complete the final coursework based unit of the NCFE Level 2 Business and Enterprise qualification.
 
Overview Spring Term:
In the spring term students complete their business understanding by developing their understanding of production and economies of scale within in growing businesses. In this term students take a profound look at how to maximise productivity and efficiency. In Spring two students also complete 3 written external examinations for the Level 2 NCFE Business and Enterprise qualification, all of which are 1 hour in length, these are focuses around Marketing.
 
Overview Summer Term:
In the summer term of Year 11 students recap the knowledge which they have developed over the previous year and look to at exam technique in relation to their 2 examination papers at the end of the year.
 

Assessments:

75% External written Assessment (2 papers made up of short, medium and long answer, 1 hour each).
25% Controlled Assessment (3 hour Written Report completed in year 10).
Coursework based unit on Finance.
External Examination 3 I hour papers on Marketing.

Homework:

  • Case Study based questions.
  • Glossary (keyword) building.
  • Research and article annotations.
 

Events and Trips:

  • Business outreach meet
  • Controlled Assessment local business research and interview
  • Business Speed Interviews
  • Enterprise speakers
 

Other useful resources that may help to support your child with their learning:

Websites:
BBC.bitesize
BBC.news.com
Sky.news.com
Forbes.com
 
Books, Articles and other Resources:
The economist
 
Educational Visits: e.g. museums, galleries, places of interest etc.
Controlled Assessment local business research and interview
 
Departmental blog, website, twitter etc.
@hcacp

Year 12 overview

 
Overview Autumn Term:
In year 12 students look at specific concepts as stated below:
  • Stakeholder
  • Business Ownership
  • Public and Private Sectors.
 
In the Cambridge technical pupils look at the below specific concepts:
  • Marketing
  • Business Ownership
 
Overview Spring Term:
In the spring term students look at specific concepts as stated below:
  • Marketing
  • Managing a business and Data
In the Cambridge technical pupils look at the below specific concepts:
  • Business Structures
  • Developing Marketing
 
Overview Summer Term:
In the Summer term the A Level students further develop their business ownership and structure knowledge, while beginning their exam revision content and examination skills.
 
The Cambridge technical students being to look in more detail at planning business events and the requirements which they must follow in order to plan their own events.
 

Assessments:

Linear Assessment
100% Examination (3 exam)
3 exams, mixture of short, medium and long answer questions. One exam paper pre-release.
 

Homework:

Essay based questions.
Pre-release articles.
Article research and annotations.
 

Events and Trips:

Business outreach meet
Enterprise speakers
Canary Wharf Law firm
Exam Board Conference
 

Other resources:

Websites:
BBC.bitesize
BBC.news.com
Skynews.com
Forbes.com
 
Books, Articles and other Resources:
The economist
The Business Advisor
 
Educational Visits: e.g. museums, galleries, places of interest etc.
Enterprise speakers
Canary Wharf Law firm
Exam Board Conference
 
Departmental blog, website, twitter etc.
@hcacp
 

Year 13 overview

 
Overview Autumn Term:

In year 13 students look at specific concepts as stated below:

  • Mission, corporate objectives and strategy.
  • Analysing the internal and external environment of a business.
  • Managing Strategic Change.
In the Cambridge technical pupils look at the below specific concepts:
  • Customer Service
  • Event management
 
Overview Spring Term:
In the spring term students look at specific concepts as stated below:
  • Strategic direction
  • Managing Strategic implementation
In the Cambridge technical pupils look at the below specific concepts:
  • Business Structures
  • Developing Marketing
 
Overview Summer Term:
In the Summer term the A Level students further develop their business ownership and structure knowledge, while beginning their exam revision content and examination skills.
 
The Cambridge technical students being to look in more detail at planning business events and the requirements which they must follow in order to plan their own events.
 

Assessments:

Linear Assessment
100% Examination (3 exam)
3 exams, mixture of short, medium and long answer questions. One exam paper pre-release.
 

Homework:

  • Essay based questions.
  • Pre-release articles.
  • Article research and annotations.
 

Events and Trips:

  • Business outreach meet
  • Enterprise speakers
  • Exam Board Conference
 

Other resources:

Websites:
BBC.bitesize
BBC.news.com
Skynews.com
Forbes.com
beebusinessbee.co.uk
Tutor2u.com
tutor2u.net/business
 
Books, Articles and other Resources:
The economist
The Business Advisor
 
Educational Visits: e.g. museums, galleries, places of interest etc.
Enterprise speakers
Canary Wharf Law firm
Exam Board Conference
 
Departmental blog, website, twitter etc.
@hcacp