The course encourages students to become responsible borrowers and sensible savers, and to appreciate the need for financial planning throughout their life. It prepares them for further study by developing the core skills of critical analysis and evaluation, verbal communication (through classroom discussion) and written communication.
The course consists of 4 units, unit 1 and 2 in year 12 and units 3 and 4 in year 13. All units are 100% examined and comprise of a part A and B.
Part A: 35 multiple choice questions in a 45-minute examination.
Part B: pre-release case study requiring essay responses in a 105-minute examination.
Part B will also assess spelling, punctuation and grammar (SPAG) through the essay responses
The course can open many pathways relating to finance with many students going on to study accounting, business, finance and banking. As well as these transferable skills it will also provide UCAS points towards university entry.
Immanuel College is a mixed Church of England secondary school and sixth form located in the City of Bradford, West Yorkshire, England