Economics

Economics is only taught as a GCE course in the VIth Form.

Year 12:

GCE syllabus: AQA Board. Both Unit 1 and 2 examined in June. Textbook: Nelson Thorne AS AQA and Economics Review magazine.

Michaelmas- Unit 1: The Economic Problem, The Allocation of Resources in Competitive Markets.
Unit 2: The Measurement of Macroeconomic Performance, How the Macroeconomy works.

Lent- Unit 1: Production and Efficiency, Market Failure,

Unit 2: Economic Performance, Macroeconomic Policy

Trinity- Unit 1: Government intervention in the Market and exam preparation. Sit Unit 1.

Unit 2: Macroeconomic Policy continued and exam preparation. Sit Unit 2.

Year 13:

Nelson Thornes A2 AQA and Economics Review magazine.

Michaelmas- Unit 3: The Firm, Competitive Markets, Concentrated Markets, Labour Market, Government Intervention in the Market. Revision for January siting of Unit 3.

Lent- Unit 3 Exam. Unit 4: Macroeconomic Indicators, Managing the National Economy, The International Economy.

Trinity- Unit 4 continued: Managing the National Economy, The International Economy, Revision and sit Unit 4.