Grade Booster AQA A-Level Business

A new online support course for all students taking AQA A-Level Business exams in 2023.

Buy full access
  • 15-30 hours learning time
  • 66 videos, resources and activities

About this course

This online course provides detailed advice and support for all AQA A-Level Business students.

Who it's for

All students taking AQA A-Level Business

Course series

Grade Booster

Course outline

  • Course Introduction and Overview
  • Overview of the Exam Paper Structure
  • Where Marks Are Lost
  • Assessment Skills - Overview
  • Application (AO2) Overview
  • Application (AO2) Using the PADLS Acronym for Effective Application
  • Analysis (AO3) Overview
  • AO3 - The Importance of Selectivity in Your Answers
  • Evaluation (AO4) Overview
  • Key Feedback from Examiners in Recent Papers
  • Effective Paragraph Structure | Use PeCAN Points to Help the Examiner
  • Effective Paragraph Structure | Use PiE Sentences to Earn Some Evaluation Marks
  • How to Unpick the Demands of Each Question
  • Unpicking the Demands of 9-Mark Questions | Examples
  • An Effective Shape of Response for Evaluation Questions
  • How to Answer Open Questions (Paper 2&3)
  • Paper 1 | An Efficient Structure for 25-Mark Essay Answers

In this section we work through some worked answers to questions used in our Grade Booster Cinema workshop.

  • Paper 1 | Effects of Poor Quality on Profits [9 marks]
  • Paper 1 | Just-in-time Operations and Profits [9 marks]
  • Paper 1 | Introduction of Flexible Working & Profits [9 marks]
  • Session 2 | James Fitness | 9 Marker on The Impact of Rising Inflation
  • Session 2 | James Fitness | 16 Marker Recommend Question on James Fitness Takeover of Ennis Gyms
  • Session 2 | James Fitness | 16 Mark Open Question on Low-Cost Competition
  • Friendly Foods | 6 Marks | Product Ranges
  • Friendly Foods | 9/12 Marks | Extended Marketing Mix
  • Stride Sports | 16 Marks | External Growth and Profits
  • Stride Sports | 9 Marks | Divorce Between Ownership & Control
  • Stride Sports | 9 Marks | Synergies
  • JW Bakery | 9 Marks | Lewins Force Field Analysis
  • JW Bakery | 16 Marks | Strategic Drift
  • 9-Mark Questions | Flexible Working & Labour Productivity
  • 9-Mark Questions | Minimum Wages
  • 9-Mark Questions | Environmental Laws
  • 9-Mark Questions | New Low-Cost Products
  • 9-Mark Questions | Budgeting
  • 9-Mark Questions | New Leadership and Market Capitalisation
  • 25-Mark Questions | Optimal Resource Mix
  • 25-Mark Questions | Organic & External Growth for Market Penetration

Hosts

  • Jim Riley

    Jim Riley is the co-Founder and CEO of tutor2u. He is an experienced Business teacher, presenter and author.

  • Graham Prior

    Graham is Subject Lead for Business at tutor2u. He is an experienced Business teacher and HOD, a senior examiner, a seasoned presenter and conference speaker and an educational author.

Start learning for free

12 full videos and activities to preview

Buy full access to this course

You'll get an access code that can be used to fully enrol on the course.

£25.00 (+VAT) per learner

What's included?

  • 15-30 hours learning time
  • 66 videos, interactive resources and activities
  • Designed and delivered by highly experienced presenters
  • Track your progress
  • Device-friendly learning platform

Already have an access code?

Redeem it for full access

© 2022 Tutor2u Limited
Company Reg No: 04489574. VAT Reg: 816865400.