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Business Zone

The Business Zone currently has two full time members of staff, Mrs Cant-Pinnons (Faculty PT) and Mr Booles.  Mr Young also takes a class within the department.

Currently the Business Zone offers the following courses:

S1 - All pupils have the option to take a 12 week Enterprise elective for 2 periods a week.

S2 - All pupils take BizWorld.com in S2 for one period a week as part of the main curriculum.

S3 - Pupils may select Business 1 (Business Management) in S3 as part of their choices. This course runs for the whole year and is for 3 periods a week. Pupils may also take the Business 2 option (Admin & ICT) in S3 and this also runs for the whole year and is for 3 periods a week. Pupils may also choose the Business 3 option (Enterprise) in S3 which runs for the whole year and is for 2 periods a week.

Senior school pupils may select from the following courses:

  • Business at National 3 and 4.
  • Business Management at National 5 and Higher.
  • Admin & ICT at National 3, 4 and 5.
  • Administration at Higher.