Interest in Economics has never been higher. It has become part of the national conversation. A new generation are asking very difficult questions and rightly so. The modern approach to introducing the subject prior to tertiary education is an exciting blend of theory, applied in the context of the real world, whilst developing a variety of skills that prepare students of any discipline for life beyond school eg library research skills, citing and referencing.
The primary course aim is to develop a critical understanding of organisations, the markets they serve and the process of adding value. This involves consideration of the internal workings and management of organisations and, in particular, the process of decision-making in a dynamic global environment. Staff use real world examples that both enliven and demonstrate the subject.
Computing and ICT are vital for young people today so they are taught in dedicated lessons as well as being used across all academic subjects. Students are supported by excellent facilities, which include a completely networked campus with many computers for pupils to use. In Years 7, 8, and 9 pupils have dedicated Computer Science lessons, in which core skills theory and skills are covered.
|Gurpreet Garewal, Head of Social Science|