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22/11/17

Thanks for the feedback - next week we are introducing lunch time study sessions staffed by a range of subjects and we have a Monday after school drop in session for Maths!

21/11/17

but we always welcome advice on how we can do more! Contact Mr. Eyre via the academy reception for a detailed discussion’

21/11/17

Thank you for raising your concerns - all students have had Revision lists, advice on guides and how to use them in lessons , over 40 intervention classes are running a week

20/11/17

You need to collect an application pack from Mr Stander or Mr Eyre ASAP. The Deadline for applications is Wednesday, 4pm

20/11/17

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17/11/17

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17/11/17

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Robert welcoming everyone in anticipation of and Prof Kuar of talking https://t.co/bJFOuNW9US

17/11/17

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Enjoying the Raising Achievement: Mastery of Mathematics event with Berinderjeet Kaur from Singapore’s Nat Institute of Education https://t.co/jbAOawFzPU

17/11/17

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teachers learning together... and it’s gone 6pm!!! Prof. Kuar discussing and teaching for https://t.co/kdYgcqFn4m

17/11/17

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Friendly competition amongst delegates to be first to solve maths probs ! Hmm would an OxfordMaths pun badge work as prize? https://t.co/RTwD9AOFo4

17/11/17

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Algebra disc exploration with ‘Guided Discovery’... and it’s nearly 6.30... we’re still going, and enjoying https://t.co/ZmMfRQwDRZ

17/11/17

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Thank you Robert Wilne & team , Prof Kaur, Vanessa Pittard and delegates for tonight’s v. enjoyable maths mastery event https://t.co/Zscz6XeXYD

17/11/17

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16/11/17

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14/11/17

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We are at the halfway point of the Positive Behaviour programme These young people (and Mr Tem) are a joy to work with, excellent progress being made 💪🏻 https://t.co/psfEdP3myV

14/11/17

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Our brilliant Scholars had a wonderful day observing and lessons and practising their questioning skills. Thank you

09/11/17

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09/11/17

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24/10/17

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Economics

“Education remains the key to both economic and political empowerment.”             

Barbara Jordan
 

At Chobham Academy, A Level Economics students explore micro-economic and macro-economic theory that teaches them about how businesses operate within specific industries and how different events within an economy will impact on different groups such as governments/industries/consumers.

Students who study Economics have six lessons a week where they are taught using a range of activities allowing them to develop a thorough knowledge of the topic whilst developing their analytical and evaluation skills and also preparing them for their AS/A2 examinations.

Staff

Ms S Rees - Director of Learning, Business Studies and Economics  

Miss M Ahmed – Teacher of Business/Economics

Key Stage 5

Students study Economics at Key Stage 5 and follow the Edexcel specification  

In Year 12 students study two units, looking at micro-economics and macro-economics. The micro-economics unit looks at Competitive Markets “How they work and how they fail” and this unit provides an introduction to the nature of economics and examines how the price mechanism allocates resources in markets. It analyses the nature of market failure, its causes and possible policy remedies. The macro-economic unit looks at Managing the Economy studying the key measures of economic performance and the main objectives and instruments of economic policy. 

In Year 13 the students expand on their knowledge from Year 12 and study a micro-economic unit called Business Economics and Economic Efficiency  which examines how the pricing and nature ofcompetition between firms is affected by the number and size of market participants. The macro-economic unit looks at the global economy and requires an awareness of trends and developments in the global economy over the last 10 years is required.

 

ILT Tasks: Economics students are provided with a wide range of ILT tasks such as research tasks looking at the economic environment; reading of economics literature and economics journals; and the opportunity to practice examination questions.

Useful Resources

www.tutor2u.com provides a lot of useful links that students can use to help support with their learning

http://qualifications.pearson.com/content/demo/en/qualifications/edexcel-a-levels/economics-2008.html

Extra Curricular

Students take part in projects including:

- Trip to Bank of England Museum

-Talks from David Smith; Editor of Sunday Times (Economics)

- Taster days at Financial Institutions including Barclays and Morgan Stanley.