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Zoe Cramman Publishing

I have been a business teacher for 12 years in schools and FE, I also work with Pearson as an examiner. I am passionate about business and the learning process itself. I pride myself on excellent classroom resources, activities, revision booklets and power points. I hope you will find a range of differentiated resources, knowledge organiser's and activities that will support you and your students achieve success

I have been a business teacher for 12 years in schools and FE, I also work with Pearson as an examiner. I am passionate about business and the learning process itself. I pride myself on excellent classroom resources, activities, revision booklets and power points. I hope you will find a range of differentiated resources, knowledge organiser's and activities that will support you and your students achieve success
Essay planning sheets GCSE and A level Business (SENd, differentiation, scaffolding)
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Essay planning sheets GCSE and A level Business (SENd, differentiation, scaffolding)

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Included are a couple of planing sheets that I use for new A level students and for all students at GCSE. They are particularly helpful for supporting students of lower ability and can be used with sentence starters where necessary to offer an additional layer of support for students when practicing their exam skills. A really useful tool for planning and to boost confidence.
9-1 Edexcel GCSE Business Changing Trends and tastes
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9-1 Edexcel GCSE Business Changing Trends and tastes

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9-1 Edexcel GCSE Business Changing Trends and tastes Lesson to explain the changes in the marketplace. Excellent to bring in market reports (secondary research) and get students to explore different markets and changes. I support this lesson with additional reports from MINTEL which you can download for free . . . but think I may break copyright by publishing here
Cash flow revision sheet A3 - A01, A03a, A03b (differentiated)
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Cash flow revision sheet A3 - A01, A03a, A03b (differentiated)

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Cash flow revision sheet A3 Simple activity for intervention or revision, designed to allow students to access regardless of level. Starts with A01 and reminders about definition and key formula through to a supported cash flow gap fill. Independent gap fill and MCQ examples, finishing with higher level questioning and long answers based on cash flow from previous exam papers for high end practice.
Effective Communication
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Effective Communication

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Edexcel 9-1 GCSE Business ** Effective Communication** Linking communication to organisations structures, and the barriers to communication. Worksheet provided to explore communication methods used in different organisational structures SEN supported with definitions in BLUE S&C activities indicated
2.3 Production methods
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2.3 Production methods

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2.3 production methods Presentation with activities to explore the different production methods, also includes videos for accessibility and ‘net’ making activity to demonstrate the processes
Break even GCSE Activity, worksheet and powerpoint
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Break even GCSE Activity, worksheet and powerpoint

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Whole lesson based on break-even and Bob’s Burger business. Calculate total fixed and variable costs, before completing a spreadsheet of revenue and total costs to produce a break even chart. Exam style questions then follow to support learning. Independent task, with stop and review points allowing students to work at their own pace.
GCSE 9-1 How to answer  . . . . booklet. Exam technique and answer structure for GCSE Business
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GCSE 9-1 How to answer . . . . booklet. Exam technique and answer structure for GCSE Business

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*A simple how to guide for the new 9-1 command verbs found on GCSE Business Papers Can be given to students in exams to support their technique, in class whilst practicing and answering questions or in conjunction with home work to embed the skills needed to give the examiner what they are looking for. Written following a GCSE exam training workshop, to ensure all the information about the structure was included whilst still fresh!*
9-1 GCSE Business Changing Technology and the concept of obsolescence
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9-1 GCSE Business Changing Technology and the concept of obsolescence

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**9-1 GCSE Business Changing Technology and the concept of obsolescence ** L3 around the concept of change, dynamic businesses and obsolence. Great talking points for students/staff - even better with props think pager, CD walkman, casette player. Also useful to prepare for second lesson about trends and resurgence (think record players). Starter for % change
GCSE (9-1) Business  2.2  Product -Product Life Cycle whole lesson
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GCSE (9-1) Business 2.2 Product -Product Life Cycle whole lesson

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GCSE (9-1) Business 2.2 Product -Product Life Cycle Powerpoint presentation,with activity , handout and reading material. Applies IT skills and gets students to understand how PLC’s are produced from real data (historical sales). Application of theory to an example and extension strategies.
GCSE 9-1 Business Theme 2 Ethics, the environment and business
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GCSE 9-1 Business Theme 2 Ethics, the environment and business

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GCSE 9-1 Business Theme 2 Ethics, the environment and business Powerpoint with key information and definitions, includes videos and examples of non-ethical issues and environmental damage caused by firms. Starter of 5 review questions to refresh Theme 1 knowledge as part of ongoing revision
GCSE marking grids for staff, CPD and training or for student use
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GCSE marking grids for staff, CPD and training or for student use

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Please find a range of marking grids for the command words used on the Edexcel 9-1 GCSE Business specification. Following advice and guidance from Edexcel I have created these templates that will support training for new GCSE markers and teachers as well as students who can use them to assess their own work. Can be used in exam skill sessions, as part of improvement and reflection of technique or as a planning tool. I found these really helped, when laminated, to easily mark against the new assessment criteria Includes: Discuss (A01, A03a) Analyse (A02, A03a) Justify (A02, A03a, A03b) Evaluate (A01, A02, A03a, A03b)
A level Edexcel 1.1 Student workbook and answer booklet - Independence
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A level Edexcel 1.1 Student workbook and answer booklet - Independence

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This booklet compiles a range of different activities to support students on Theme 1.1 of the A level specification. There are worksheets, reading tasks, extended writing questions and past Edexcel exam questions. This will be used in our department as a method of setting independent work for our post 16 students, and as their homework. Separate answer booklet available, so students can self assess
9-1 GCSE Business Edexcel Changing landscape of Business lesson
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9-1 GCSE Business Edexcel Changing landscape of Business lesson

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The Changing Landscape of Business Powerpoint with activities for a lesson based on the changing landscape of business. Include quantiative skills development with a graph activity to demonstrate the changes to the different industrial sectors over time. Can also be used to introduce the concept of % change that students on this new specification have to learn. My students are now starting to remember % change calculation to be DDO (difference, divided by original) - we are using repetition to retain this one!