Overview           

Business GCSE is an exciting and academic course introducing you to the commercial world and enterprise.  The syllabus delivered is OCR.

Topics Covered         

You will learn about the operations of all main functional departments within a business such as marketing, finance, production and human resources.  In additional you will learn about the economic and legal environment in which businesses operate in and have the opportunity to create a business plan.  The department also takes an interest in the City of London and you will have the opportunity to simulate the purchasing of stocks and shares.  Recruitment and selection is also studied and you will experience procedures for applying for jobs.

Business course companion (content revision booklet) –please click here to view

People practice questions

Marketing practice questions

Business activity practice questions

Specification link

https://www.ocr.org.uk/Images/304213-specification-accredited-gcse-business-j204.pdf

Past paper for Business activity, marketing and people

https://www.ocr.org.uk/Images/304214-unit-j204-01-business-1-business-activity-marketing-and-people-sample-assessment-material.pdf

Past paper for Operations, finance and influences

https://www.ocr.org.uk/Images/304218-unit-j204-02-business-2-operations-finance-and-influences-on-business-sample-assessment-material.pdf

Assessment – 100% examination

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Business Games – click here

BBC bitesize link: https://www.bbc.com/bitesize/subjects/zpsvr82

Extra Resources

Year 10

1.1 Enterprise & Entrepreneurs Test

1.3 Business Ownership Test

1.4 and 1.5 Business Objectives and Stakeholders Test

1.6 Business growth test

2.1 2.2 2.3 Role of Marketing Segmentation and Research Test

3.1 and 3.4 HR and Recruitment Test

3.2 and 3.7- Organisational Structures and Ways of Working and Employment Law Test

3.3 Communication

3.5 and 3.6 Motivation, Retention and Training Test

5.5 Cash Flow

Year 10 Mark Scheme

1.1 Enterprise & Entrepreneurs Test MS

1.3 Business Ownership Answers

1.4 and 1.5 Business Objectives and Stakeholders MS

1.6 Business Growth MS

2.1 2.2 2.3 Role of Marketing Segmentation and Research MS

3.1 and 3.4 HR and Recruitment MS

3.2 and 3.7 – Organisational Structures and Ways of Working and Employment MS

3.3 Communication MS

3.5 and 3.6 Motivation, Retention and Training MS

5.5 Cash Flow MS

Year 11

4.1 and 4.2 Production and Quality Test

4.3 and 4.4 Customer Service and Consumer Law Test

4.5 and 4.6 Location and Suppliers MS

4.5 and 4.6 Location and Suppliers Test

4.5 and 4.6 MS Location and Suppliers – Answers

5.2 Sources of Finance Test –  Answers

5.2 Sources of Finance Test

5.3 Revenue Costs Profit and Loss – Answers

5.3 Revenue Costs Profit and Loss MS

5.3 Revenue Costs Profit and Loss Test