To provide a business and economics education for students of all abilities to enable them to understand and engage in the business world, develop an academics interest and to prepare them for life after KLB either in the workplace, college or university.
GCSE Business and BTEC Enterprise are offered as options at Key Stage 4, with Business and Economics being offered as subjects at Key Stage 5.
The department’s key objectives are to provide:
- A well-resourced environment in which quality teaching and effective learning take place
- A curriculum that seeks to develop to the full the potential of each pupil
- A caring environment which recognises the worth of each individual
- A team that prepares its students for the future.
Key Stage 4
The following are available as Key Stage 4 options:
GCSE – Business
The following are available as Key Stage 5 options:
A level – Economics
A level – Business Studies
Over and above these curriculum options, the department is keen to allow the students to develop a deeper understanding of the business world through involvement in activities in the local community such as trying to save Wotton Cinema and competitions such as The Student Investor Challenge, The Real Business Challenge, Target 2.0 (an economics competition run by the Bank of England), and The National Business Competition for schools run by the ICAEW.
Mr S Pegg
Head of Business and Economics
Mrs S Nagra
Miss F Bailey
Mr T Rand