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Business Studies

Curriculum statement


‘Entrepreneurship is living a few years of your life like most people won’t, so that you can spend the rest of your life like most people can’t’ - Anon




Business is the past, the present and the future. Business prepares the students for the competitive world of employment by introducing them to the concepts of business and enterprise, as well as the logistics and ICT software programmes that students will need to use in their everyday work life. By incorporating skill sets from every department, from Maths and English, through to History and Psychology, Business allows the students of The Windsor Boys’ School an insight into their future in a way that no other subject does.


Curriculum features:


Business is a dynamic, millennium relevant subject providing the very highest in career focused intervention. During their time studying Business, students are taught the following:

  • Business Entrepreneurship – Student create and apply their own, and established, business models to an industry standard.
  • Financial Education – Detailed financial education looking at all aspects of business finance, preparing them for the rigours of entrepreneurship
  • Industry relevant communication technology skills – Presentations and professional communication are the cornerstone of every well-rounded Business qualification at KS4 and KS5.
  • Presentation and Interview skills – You cannot get more relevant skills for future success than the presentation and interview intervention featured in the business curriculum. Students are taught the art of a successful presentation and are required to deliver a professional level presentations as part of their relevant course.
  • Growth mind-sets and an industry relevant grounding to individual aspiration and achievement – Business allows the students to build their confidence and focus on their future careers and motivations, providing growth mind-sets which can help them succeed in other areas of the curriculum.




A qualification in Business will open doors to interviews and opportunities in every possible avenue of enterprise. Business is an outstanding addition to any student’s curriculum vitae and in many cases the course can be a life changing experience.

In order to achieve the very best possible outcomes, Business is committed to providing students with extra-curricular support after school, specifically tailored resources and teaching from practitioners with experience and qualifications in business and enterprise.