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Premier Foods Link


Our links with Premier Foods have enabled us to enrich the curriculum of our Business Studies students

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Careers - RAF Roadshow


Year 8 Careers students were visited by the RAF

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Business and Finance

"A bank is a place that will lend you money if you can prove that you don’t need it." - Bob Hope

Student View

"Finance will help me to make smart financial decisions later on in life." - Richard

"Finance has taught me life skills which I did not experience during my earlier years." - Samuel

"Business has helped me to develop knowledge of the working world." - Lauren



Financial studies

The Certificate in Financial Studies (CeFS) has been designed to provide students with a challenging qualification covering the core disciplines of financial capability. Learners are encouraged to become responsible borrowers, sensible savers and have an appreciation of the need for financial planning throughout their life.

DipFS consists of four mandatory units:

Unit 1 – Financial Capability for the Immediate and Short Term.

Unit 2 – Financial Capability for the Medium and Long Term.

Unit 3 – Sustainability of an Individual's Finances.

Unit 4 – Sustainability of the Financial Services System.

Business Studies

Level 3 BTEC in Business - Diploma (2 A-Levels) and Subsidiary Diploma (1 A-Level)

Some examples of units studied:

•    Unit 1 Business Environment.

•    Unit 2 Business Resources.

•    Unit 3 Introduction to Marketing.

•    Unit 4 Business Communications.

•    Unit 13 Recruitment and Selection in Business.

•    Unit 16 Human Resource Management.

Contact –


CeFS - IFS Level 3 Certificate in Financial Studies (QN 600/8537/X).

DipFS - IFS Level 3 Diploma in Financial Studies (QN 600/8551/4).

Edexcel BTEC Level 3 Diploma and Subsidiary Diploma in Business.

Extra-curricular/OSL opportunities

OSL is available every Tuesday and Wednesday after school in KF2 3 pm – 4 pm.