Main School


Business Studies

Business subjects encourage students to be inspired, moved and challenged by following a broad, coherent, satisfying and worthwhile course of study and gain an insight into related sectors. Courses should prepare students to make informed decisions about further learning opportunities and career choices.

Key Stage 4 - Years 10 & 11

Exam Board OCR
The 9 – 1 OCR Business GCSE consists of 2 examined units both taken in the summer of Year 11. Both examinations consist of compulsory multiple-choice questions following by case-study based questions which examine the skills of knowledge, application, analysis and evaluation and rise in complexity. Unit 1 examines business activity, marketing and people whilst Unit 2 examines operations, finance and influences on business. Both examinations are marked out of 80 and comprise 50% of the overall mark.

Blessed Hugh Faringdon


Delighted to welcome our Slovak partner school, St John Bosco. Enjoying their visit to the Mayor’s parlour and civic offices.

28 Jun