Grade Booster Online OCR GCSE Economics

Self-paced online course for all OCR GCSE Economics students

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  • 20-40 hours learning time
  • 54 course steps

About this course

Who it's for

All students taking OCR GCSE Economics

Course series

Grade Booster Online

Course outline

  • Grade Booster Overview
  • Introduction to Assessment Objectives

In this section, we examine some of the key examination skills that you need to know to maximise your scores.

  • Multichoice Questions
  • Multichoice Question Activity
  • Command Words
  • Interpreting Questions: State, Give an Example, Explain
  • Interpreting Questions: Calculate
  • Interpreting Questions: Draw
  • Top Tips for 2 Mark Questions
  • Interpreting Questions: Analyse
  • Interpreting Questions: Evaluate
  • Top Tips for Analysis and Evaluation

Many students lose vital marks by making errors in their numerical work. This section concentrates on some of the key topics that use calculations to support your understanding and skills.

  • Consumer Price Index
  • Costs and Revenue
  • Current Account - Deficits and Surpluses
  • Exchange Rates
  • Gross Domestic Product
  • Interest on Savings
  • Personal Finance (GCSE) - MCQ Activity

This section uses videos and online activities to support revision of some of the microeconomic topics that students have frequently found more difficult.

  • The Labour Market
  • Labour Markets (GCSE) - Clear the Deck Activity
  • Competition
  • Competition (GCSE) - MCQ Activity
  • Competition - Concentration Game Activity
  • Supply and Demand Diagrams
  • Demand and Supply (GCSE) - MCQ Activity
  • Demand and Supply (GCSE) - Connection Wall Activity
  • Price Elasticity of Demand
  • Price Elasticity of Demand (GCSE) - MCQ Activity

This section uses videos and online activities to support revision of some of the macroeconomic topics that students have frequently found more difficult.

  • Balance of Payments
  • Balance of Payments (GCSE) - MCQ Activity
  • Monetary Policy
  • Fiscal Policy (GCSE) - MCQ Activity
  • Fiscal, Monetary and Supply-side Policies (GCSE) - File Away Activity
  • Fair Distribution of Income and Wealth
  • Limits to Markets - Externalities
  • Combating Externalities (Pt 1)
  • Combating Externalities (Pt 2)
  • Externalities (GCSE) - MCQ Activity
  • Globalisation
  • Globalisation (GCSE) - MCQ Activity

This section contains a series of short video-based activities to support revision of some key topics.

  • Needs and Wants
  • Factors of Production
  • Factor and Product Markets
  • Specialisation and Division of Labour
  • Demand, Supply and Price
  • Production
  • Money and the Financial Markets
  • Unemployment
  • Economic Growth
  • Fair Distribution of Income
  • Supply-side Policy
  • Fiscal Policy
  • Monetary Policy


  • Jon Clark

    Jon is an experienced Economics and Business teacher, author and presenter. Jon also leads tutor2u's innovative work in online teaching and learning.

  • Penny Brooks

    Penny is a highly experienced teacher of Economics and Business, for a number of awarding bodies, and was a Head of Department for many years. Penny has also been a contributor, presenter and author for Tutor2u for over a decade, and is an experienced examiner.

  • Rob Turley

    Rob is a teacher of Economics at an all boys Grammar school, OCR examiner and enjoys the challenge of making Economies accessible for all through real life context.

  • Tom Mansfield

    Tom is Head of Business and Economics at a school and sixth form in the North West of England. He teaches OCR GCSE and AQA A Level Economics as well as Edexcel GCSE and A Level Business.

  • Sarah Bolton

    Sarah is an Examiner and Specialist Teacher of Economics, and has taught at a variety of schools. She holds a Masters Degree in Educational Leadership and is passionate about ensuring academic theory is robustly understood by relevant application to current commercial issues.

  • Ollie Gardner

    Ollie has recently become an economics teacher at an academically selective school in London having previously worked in the healthcare technology industry. Having studied economics at university in Oxford, he is passionate about all aspects of the subject and contributes regularly to tutor2u.

  • Peter McGinn

    Peter is an experienced Business & Economics HOD, teacher and examiner.

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  • 54 course steps
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