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Please check out my quality teaching resources that cover both Business Studies and Economics. I have been a teacher for over 10 years and always aim to produce high quality worksheets, activities and presentations. I have taught both Business Studies and Economics from GCSE to A-Level. Please come back often to see my latest and greatest resources.

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Please check out my quality teaching resources that cover both Business Studies and Economics. I have been a teacher for over 10 years and always aim to produce high quality worksheets, activities and presentations. I have taught both Business Studies and Economics from GCSE to A-Level. Please come back often to see my latest and greatest resources.
Positive & Negative Externalities - Market Failure - A-Level Economics - PPT & Tasks
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Positive & Negative Externalities - Market Failure - A-Level Economics - PPT & Tasks

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This detailed lesson looks at both positive and negative externalities and how they can lead to market failure. The lesson includes lots of detailed theory, examples, videos, diagrams and tasks. Lesson Aim: Students will understand what both positive and negative externalities are and how they can lead to market failure. I have included a student copy of the lesson to work alongside the main PPT. I have included exam style questions and videos to help teach a tricky topic. A perfect lesson for A-Level Economics.
Production Methods - Job, Batch & Flow Production - Operations - Group Task & Worksheet
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Production Methods - Job, Batch & Flow Production - Operations - Group Task & Worksheet

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A great lesson on the three production methods; job, batch and flow. The lesson includes all the key theory of the three production methods (including examples and pros and cons) which leads up nicely to a fun group task. Students are split into there teams (job, batch and flow) and have to create as many paper cars as possible. Each group has slightly different rules. The game illustrate the pros and cons of each production method. I have also included a simple worksheet on the production methods. There is also a nice traffic light plenary quiz at the end of the lesson. Perfect for teaching the Operations topic in GCSE Business Studies. This lesson may also be useful for Design Technology lessons.
Economies of Scale - Whole Lesson - GCSE Business Studies - PPT, Starter & Worksheet
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Economies of Scale - Whole Lesson - GCSE Business Studies - PPT, Starter & Worksheet

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This detailed lesson helps introduce economies of scale. The lesson starts with a fun ‘How Big’ starter worksheet - this is where students have to guess the different sizes of large companies (answers included). This will get students thinking about mass production. The lesson then looks at how large companies can benefit from economies of scale. The lesson covers the economies of scale diagram and how average costs fall as production increases. The lesson also introduces diseconomies of scale. There are a number of relevant video clips to help give some great examples. A great lesson which would be perfect for GCSE Business Studies.
Market Research - Lesson 1/3 - Primary & Secondary Marketing Research - GCSE Business Studies
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Market Research - Lesson 1/3 - Primary & Secondary Marketing Research - GCSE Business Studies

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A nice lesson on a market research - lesson 1 of 3 of my marketing research lessons. The presentation covers market research. The lesson looks at both primary and secondary research and the pros and cons of primary research. There are a number of tasks throughout the lesson. I have also included a really fun starter where students need to underline / highlight all the mistakes on a very poorly made questionnaire - the student who finds the most mistakes wins a prize. I have also included a nice gap fill and exam style question worksheet. The lesson finishes with students asked to create their own questionnaire for Walkers Crisps. Perfect for GCSE Business Studies.
Government Policies to Correct Externalities / Market Failure
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Government Policies to Correct Externalities / Market Failure

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Students will understand the key economic policies to help increase the consumption of positive externalities and lower the consumption of negative externalities. These include indirect taxes, subsidies, laws and regulations, government campaigns, nudges and state provision. The lesson includes tasks, examples, exam style questions and videos.
Inflation & Price Stability Revision Overview Lesson - A3 Worksheets
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Inflation & Price Stability Revision Overview Lesson - A3 Worksheets

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This lesson helps students complete many tasks linked inflation and price stability. The lesson will help retrieve and re-cap on essential theory and tasks. These include data analysis tasks, key theory tasks, exam style questions and diagram questions. This is the perfect lesson to cover after teaching inflation.
Unemployment - Different Types of Unemployment & How it is Measured - GCSE Economics - PPT & Quiz
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Unemployment - Different Types of Unemployment & How it is Measured - GCSE Economics - PPT & Quiz

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This lesson will help students understand what unemployment is, the different types and how it is measured in the UK. The lesson includes key theory, examples and video clips to promote a healthy class discussion on the topic. Below is a breakdown of the lessons objectives: All Students will know how unemployment levels are measured in the UK. Most Students will know the different types of unemployment. Some Students will know how interpret key unemployment data and show analytical skills. The lesson aims to explain the following key theory (including the different types of unemployment): ILO Survey Structural unemployment Seasonal unemployment Cyclical unemployment Frictional unemployment Classical unemployment Each type of unemployment includes examples and key definitions. The lesson concludes with written questions based on the theory covered. I have also included a multiple choice quiz for the topic. This lesson is perfect for GCSE Economics and could also be used for A-Level.
Integration - Business Growth - Horizontal, Vertical & Lateral Intergration - Mergers & Takeovers
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Integration - Business Growth - Horizontal, Vertical & Lateral Intergration - Mergers & Takeovers

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This lesson looks at business growth and focuses on business growth and integration. The starter activity re-caps on the three industrial sectors and the difference between internal and external growth. The PPT then looks at the pros and cons of mergers and takeovers. The biggest section of the PPT is the look at integration. There are clear examples of vertical, horizontal and conglomerate / diversification / lateral integration. There are many tasks throughout and two very detailed worksheets to help with the theory. This lesson could easily be used for A-Level Business Studies and also used for Economics. Perfect for teaching the Growing as a Business topic in GCSE Business Studies.
Market Research Lesson Bundle - GCSE Business Studies
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Market Research Lesson Bundle - GCSE Business Studies

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This bundle includes three lessons that cover marketing research in a lot of detail. The lessons include key theory, tasks and examples. Lessons in bundle: 1. Market Research - Primary Marketing Research 2. Market Research - Secondary Marketing Research 3. Market Research - Quantitative & Qualitative Marketing Research
Income Statements - Profit & Loss Accounts - Finance - Business Studies - PPT, Starter & Worksheets
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Income Statements - Profit & Loss Accounts - Finance - Business Studies - PPT, Starter & Worksheets

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A real bumper lesson on teaching income statements / profit and loss accounts. The lesson starts with looking at how an income statement is constructed what each section means (with relevant examples). The lesson the looks at how to calculate and complete income statements. The lesson has a great finance starter activity - a 10 question multiple choice quiz. I have also attached a lot of profit and loss worksheets, where students need to complete various financial documents. This lesson could potentially expand across two lessons as there are so many detailed resources, Perfect for teaching a tricky topic. This lesson could be used for both GCSE and A-Level Business Studies.
Inflation - Cost Push & Demand Pull Inflation & Problems of Inflation - Housing Market - Economics
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Inflation - Cost Push & Demand Pull Inflation & Problems of Inflation - Housing Market - Economics

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This lesson on inflation helps students fully understand what inflation is and how it can effect the economy. I have included enough theory that this attached lesson could easily stretch across 2-3 lessons. The lesson looks at what inflation is, how it is measured, a brief history of UK inflation, the problems of inflation and the causes of inflation. The lesson sets out to answer the following learning objectives: All Students will know how inflation levels are measured Most Students will know the different problems caused by inflation Some Students will know the difference between cost push and demand pull inflation The lesson helps students fully understand the key concepts of inflation and covers the following topics in good detail: Inflation Retail Price Index (RPI) Cost push inflation Demand pull inflation Price stability The 2nd lesson then goes on to link key theory to the housing market (a typical exam topic) and how inflation can impact that industry. The lesson looks to cover the following learning objectives: All Students will know what deflation is Most Students will know the different ways of solving inflation Some Students will know how inflation can effect the UK housing market The lesson concludes with various questions based on the theory covered. This lesson is perfect for GCSE Economics and could be sued for A-Level Economics.
Supply - Determinants of Suppy & Supply Curves - Microeconomics - PPT, Worksheet & Task - GCSE & AS
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Supply - Determinants of Suppy & Supply Curves - Microeconomics - PPT, Worksheet & Task - GCSE & AS

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A bumper set of resources to help teach supply. This lesson moves on perfectly from teaching demand. The lesson covers all the main theory of supply curves and the main determinants of supply. There are numerous tasks throughout the lesson with relevant examples. I have also included a nice supply and demand worksheet based on past exam questions. There is also a great demand and supply scenario task, where students need to shift either the supply or demand curve after reading each scenario. A perfect lesson to help teach supply to economic students. Perfect for GCSE Economics and could be used for AS Economics.
Introduction to Monetary Policy
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Introduction to Monetary Policy

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Students will understand the key economic theory of monetary policy. Students will learn about the interest rates, inflation, the base rate and the objectives of The Bank of England. Students will learn about the Monetary Policy Committee and their role in keeping inflation under control. The lesson includes tasks, examples and videos. The lesson also includes a nice worksheet to help consolidate learning.
Break Even Analysis - Calculations, Theory & Graphs - Business Finance - A-Level / GCSE
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Break Even Analysis - Calculations, Theory & Graphs - Business Finance - A-Level / GCSE

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A really detailed lesson (that could easily span over 2-3 lessons) on break-even. The lesson looks at the key theory behind break-even and how it is calculated. The lesson has loads of tasks throughout and gets students to complete tables, graphs and formulas to calculate a businesses break-even point. A great lesson includes a student handout which can be printed and used alongside the overall lesson PPT. The lesson includes examples and great revision tips on a potentially difficult financial topic. Perfect for both A-Level and GCSE Business Studies.
GCSE Economics Revision Packs: The UK Economy & Globalisation - Exam Style Questions & Revision OCR
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GCSE Economics Revision Packs: The UK Economy & Globalisation - Exam Style Questions & Revision OCR

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Every year OCR GCSE Economics release a stimulus material that will be used in the The UK Economy & Globalisation exam (50% of final grade). Over the last three years I have dissected the stimulus material and added my own theory behind the evidence, quotes, graphs and figures. I then include exam style questions that may be asked to help prepare students for their upcoming exam. I have included 12 key revision packs that cover the key topics from last three years (2014, 2015 and 2016). To help students prepare for the 2017 stimulus material and exam these resources may prove to be very useful. They also cover key theory from the unit so may be useful as outright lessons. Some of my packs include student copies - these are slimmed down versions of the main revision packs. Each pack includes a screenshot of the key figures from the stimulus material, keywords and theory and exam style questions. Please see below for a full list of each pack: Pack 1: Balance of Payments Pack 2: Imports & Exports Pack 3: Exchange Rates Pack 4: Competitiveness Pack 5: Poverty Pack 6: Problems of Trade Pack 7: The Eurozone Crisis Pack 8: GDP Pack 9: Economic Growth Pack 10: Poverty & External Debt Pack 11: The EU & Eurozone Pack 12: Exchange Rates This bumper revision pack is aimed at OCR Economics and the The UK Economy & Globalisation exam but they may prove useful for other GCSE exam boards and even A-Level Economics.
Price Elasticity of Demand (PED) - Microeconomics -  Elastic & Inelastic Goods - PPT & Tasks
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Price Elasticity of Demand (PED) - Microeconomics - Elastic & Inelastic Goods - PPT & Tasks

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A great lesson that teaches prices elasticity of demand (PED). The lesson includes all the key theory behind the concept of elasticity, the difference between elastic and inelastic goods and how to calculate price elasticity of demand. The lesson also looks at elastic and inelastic demand curves. There are many tasks throughout the lesson including a product list task, guess the demand curve task and many tasks on calculating the price elasticity of demand - starting with a simple table tick task, leading up to deep calculations using the PED formula. A perfect lesson for introducing a tough topic. This lesson could be used for both GCSE and AS Level Economics.
Price Stability & Inflation
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Price Stability & Inflation

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Students will understand the key economic theory of inflation and price stability. Students will learn about purchasing power, basket of goods and the consumer price index. Students will also reflect on the difference between nominal and real values and how this links to inflation. The lesson includes tasks, examples and videos. The lesson also includes a nice worksheet to help consolidate learning.
The Balance of Payments
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The Balance of Payments

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Students will understand the key economic theory of the balance of payments. The lesson covers how sections of the balance of payments such as the current account and financial account. The lesson also covers foreign direct investment (FDI) and evaluating a current account deficit and surplus. The lesson includes deep theory, many tasks, examples and overview revision tasks. This lesson is aimed at higher level Macroeconomic teaching and includes high mark essay style questions.
Market Failure Overview Revision Lesson - A3 Worksheets
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Market Failure Overview Revision Lesson - A3 Worksheets

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This lesson helps students complete many tasks linked to market failure and limitations of markets. The lesson will help retrieve and re-cap on essential theory and tasks. These include data analysis tasks, key theory tasks, exam style questions and diagram questions. This is the perfect lesson to cover after teaching market failure and externalities. A perfect consolidation lesson.