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

A Level

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Business

Vocational Level 2

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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

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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Business Scavenger Hunt Around Portsmouth

On Tuesday 7 November, 82 of our second year Business students completed a scavenger hunt around Portsmouth as part of their coursework which focused on…

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Key personnel

Maria Sparks - Head of Faculty for Business

Maria Sparks

Teacher of Business, Economics and Accounting