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19/02/19

Two Harlow school girls are proving they are among the best in the country at trampolining. Burnt Mill Academy students Shannon Waterman and Lois Tappenden represent their school in national competitions in the sport. Full story - https://t.co/DnydFyCCrR https://t.co/RgdTjEt8xT

13/02/19

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Well done to those students from , proudly representing . Good luck with the competition! https://t.co/GBEkbXR0B4

13/02/19

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Fantastic support as ever from students as Young Leaders today at our Eastern Regional Final between Essex, Herts and Cambridgeshire https://t.co/9KieSjnqD3

13/02/19

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Well done to on winning their first East Regional Championship today Report, photos and results here - https://t.co/4j944XqXsJ Thanks also to our leaders from https://t.co/i1XEa7ECJ6

12/02/19

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Two days until Valentine's disco!! 💕💝💘💖💕 https://t.co/QYK4K07lm7

08/02/19

A brand-new show choir is bringing smiles to the faces of its audiences. Burnt Mill Academy has launched the performance choir to breathe new life into performances by encouraging singers to move and dance as they sing. Full story - https://t.co/WErvzWsNwo https://t.co/yHOYAOVi6x

07/02/19

A TV actor is taking time out of his filming schedule to coach teenagers in Harlow. , who plays Patrick Truman in the long-running soap opera, is working with students at Burnt Mill Academy. Full story - https://t.co/sEMLhyqZLf https://t.co/e10z2nvIsc

07/02/19

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I had a fantastic day - thanks to all the teachers, volunteers & all the impressive young people, including who shared these inspiring words “We are students today, engineers tomorrow” https://t.co/v2DPTx0jlS

06/02/19

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New vacancies have been added to our website. A variety of teaching and support roles across our trust - https://t.co/UCU0OUBsP0 https://t.co/S5v0fwV9Yh

31/01/19

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Vacancy - Lead Practitioner with responsibility for Maths at Harlow, CM20. https://t.co/2sBbeQixZM https://t.co/OQYgHUX0zv

31/01/19

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Vacancy - Lead Practitioner with responsibility for English at Harlow, CM20. https://t.co/6ua483tGNy https://t.co/b90hXsLR2Q

31/01/19

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Vacancy - Catering Assistant at Harlow, CM20. https://t.co/WoNBTvtOUi https://t.co/FOHVjFs7ST

30/01/19

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Consultation event for with . Taking place at on Monday 11th February https://t.co/MdagwFO3GM

28/01/19

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Current Vacancies in a variety of roles across our trust - https://t.co/UCU0OUBsP0 https://t.co/Sua5F6y41z

28/01/19

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Students at in the mix with , we love seeing this kind of energy 👏🏼🤘🏼 https://t.co/6Ty9Y90ZSP

23/01/19

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Children’s author shared his tips on inspiring a love of reading at a training session with teaching staff. The writer of classic children’s book We’re Going on a Bear Hunt worked with staff from BMAT schools when he visited . https://t.co/beBH6MDXbM https://t.co/XU0WPIW2bs

18/12/18

Students in Harlow have been chosen to take part in a national project focusing on sculptures. Burnt Mill Academy is working on the three-year Your Sculpture project. https://t.co/hHDIG4aSBb https://t.co/7wluGJbv4F

18/12/18

Animal lovers flocked to hear all about careers working with cats. , the UK charity dedicated to rescuing and rehoming cats and educating people about cat welfare, visited Burnt Mill Academy. https://t.co/om8PtTjziG https://t.co/DFaFFaDPpS

13/12/18

In 2015 we performed 's classic Happy Christmas War Is Over https://t.co/EqKCzv5AWV

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Applied Business

Year 10 & 11 Only
Exam board: Edexcel
Course code/specification number: 2AB01
Level of qualification: GCSE


What skills will students develop and demonstrate?

  • Practical skills – time management, personal organisation and action planning
  • Research skills – finding out key information about real businesses by visiting them, using the internet and interviewing/surveying employers, employees and customers
  • Presentational skills – addressing audiences using a variety of media and forms e.g. report writing, using tables, pie charts and graphs to show information and communicating using good
  • Literacy skills (paragraphing, spelling, grammar and punctuation)
  • Personal skills – showing evidence of working on your own independently interpersonal skills, communication and group work
  • Cognitive skills - reflection and review of own and others’ performances: how well did things go in your research? What would you improve if you did it all again?
  • Students will need to show attention to detail, rather like a business person would when keeping financial records in their business
  • Students will need to show that they can write at length. This will be word processed and will need to be of ‘business’ standard
  • Students will need to be able to use a calculator to multiply, add, divide and subtract figures on business documents.

What will students learn about?

Unit 1:
What is a business and what do businesses do. How they are organised. Why are stakeholders so important. Students research two businesses, one local and one national/international .They then answer a number of set questions based on the content of the unit in relation to these selected businesses, using their research materials, under controlled conditions of a set duration.

Unit 2:
Financial records. Investigating the flow of financial documents used in business trading. Investigating business payment methods, costs and revenues. Investigating the nature of financial statements in business. Investigating the importance of financial statements to business.

How will students’ learning be assessed?

60% controlled assessment and 40% one 1 hour exam paper sat in the summer of 2017.

What grades can students access?

Students can access grades A*-G 

What can students progress on to after completing this course?

AS/A Level Business Studies
S/A Level Economics
BTEC Business at Level 3
Careers in a wide variety of areas including business itself, financial services and accountancy if students’ progress on to advanced business courses at levels 3 and 4.

For further information please contact:

Mr. L. Bradbury Assistant Head bradburyl@burntmill.essex.sch.uk

 

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