30 Shiphay Lane, Torquay TQ2 7DY
T: 01803 653756

Sixth Form Absence: 01803 653 761

30 Shiphay Lane, Torquay TQ2 7DY
T: 01803 653756
Sixth Form Absence Line: 01803 653 761

Business & Economics

Business, more than any other occupation, is a continual dealing with the future; it is a continual calculation, an instinctive exercise in foresight”  Henry Luce

“Lessons are both interesting and fun; learning about the current economy is helpful in understanding what’s happening in the news and how it affects me personally.” TGGS Student

Business Curricular Intent:
Through studying Business, students will be better prepared for the world of work and will have a deeper understanding of the decisions made by firms; helping them as future employees, potential employers and as a general stakeholder in society. Our students will gain an ability to think commercially and will be given opportunities develop business acumen and management skills, which can benefit them in whatever career they pursue.

Economics Curricular Intent:
Students will develop the knowledge and skills needed to understand and analyse economic data and to think critically about economic issues. Students will have a good knowledge of developments in the UK economy and economic policy in the recent past. The A Level course will develop students as well-rounded junior economists and give them an ability to think about global issues when entering the world of work.

Introduction to the Business & Economics A Levels


Business A Level

Economics A Level


For more information please click to download the Business and Economics curriculum documents.
Current Teaching Staff:    
Mrs E Gale - Head of Department 
Ms J Potter

Examination board and syllabus:  AQA

Useful Links:

Business Career Guide

Economics Career Guide 

Economics Skills Poster

Where can Economics take you?

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