Welcome to Business

Business is at the heart of our everyday lives and those who study any of these subjects will have a wide variety of progression opportunities, whether they choose university or employment.  There are a variety of courses available to suit different approaches to learning and visiting speakers from industry will apply the learning to the workplace. 

We are a large but friendly department with a wide range of academic and vocational programmes to suit all learning styles.
- Maria Sparks, Head of Faculty for Business
In 2017, Accounting, Business and Economics A Level achieved 100% pass rate.

Our Courses

Accounting

A Level

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Business

Vocational Level 2

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Business

A Level

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Business (single or double award)

Vocational Level 3

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Business Technology

Vocational Level 2

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Economics

A Level

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See us in action

Student success

Kathryn Ray

Kathryn Ray

Kathryn was a local student from The Sholing Technology College and received outstanding results from her A Levels. 

She achieved A*A*AA in Economics, Graphics, Mathematics and Chemistry.

Kathryn is now going onto the Russell Group university of London School of Economics (LSE) to study Economics and Philosophy.


Department news

Guest Speaker: Roger Whiteside, CEO of Greggs

On Friday 1 March our Business and Economics students were visited by former Itchen student Roger Whiteside who is now the Chief Executive of bakery chain…

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Business Students Raise Money for Animal Rescue Charity

For two weeks during January, business students ran stalls in the Student Centre to raise money for a local animal rescue charity.

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Business Students Visited By Major Telecommunications Company

On 22nd November 2017, business students were treated to a talk from the head of human resources at one of the UK’s largest independent businesses.

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Key personnel

Maria Sparks - Head of Faculty for Business

Maria Sparks

Teacher of Business, Economics and Accounting