Curriculum intent- Economics
Economics at Key stage 5 is an intriguing subject which aims to extract interest and passion for the subject, the course develops knowledge of economic theory and its application to real events. The real nature of this subject provides development of a student and engages the student into discussion whether it is debating the ethics of globalisation or the role of technology in changing economies. The subject examines in depth the effects of economic variables on everyday life for consumers, businesses and governments, and develops a considered understanding of the real world effectiveness of government proposals in affecting the behaviour of individuals
Economics creates a challenging environment that encourages our students to be resilient and reflective, and to shape their own views on the world’s economy. The subject is offered to stretch the student outside the classroom to develop critical thinking to help them thrive in their chosen course. These transferable skills greatly equip students for the challenges, opportunities and responsibilities of adult and working life.