About the Business Department
The Business Department runs a broad range of courses for students between 14-19.
At KS4 students can opt to study either business or economics at GCSE. The department also runs vocational options for those learners who prefer to learn as they go as opposed to more traditional route involving terminal exams. Learners who prefer to undertake vocational routes do need to be well-organsied and be prepared to meet tight deadlines. All things which are useful in preparing learners for life after Longsands.
The department also runs BTEC level 3 and A Level Business studies for those students who want to study in the sixth form. Both of these courses are widely accepted by universities and employers alike.