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Economics

Staff Contact

Mr Peter Imeson: pimeson@farmors.gloucs.sch.uk

Course Content

The skills and knowledge developed when studying A-level Economics will be useful in a variety of careers and degree courses.  Students are taught to think critically about a variety of economic issues, to develop the ability to write analytically, to use economic data to support arguments and to communicate clearly.

Exam Board: Edexcel

Exams: there are 3 exams at the end of Y13

Results 2019

A*-B 55% | A*-C 100%

Entry requirements

Sixth Form entry criteria plus a minimum GCSE grade 5 in English and Mathematics 

Career Opportunities

Banking

Accounting

Management 

Economics Degree

Business and Finance Degree

Apprenticeships such as St James' Place

Sponsored degrees such as KPMG

Trips, Industry Links and Work Experience

Business competitions

Guest speakers 

Young Enterprise enrichment

I would like to thank the school and sixth form for the education experience they have given my daughter and for the Business and Economics teachers who have given extra support and cencouragement in advance of the A levels being sat.

 Parental Exit Survey.

 

Student profile


Alex Eaglestone

Previous school Farmor's

Studying Economics, Geography and Maths

Ambition to study Geography at Oxford