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GCSE from 2009 | Business

GCSE 2012 reforms: Impact on Business specification

GCSE Business resources.    From September 2012 GCSEs went linear. Please ensure that from September 2013 you are teaching the current Edexcel GCSE 2012 linear specification.
The Edexcel GCSE 2009 modular Business specification is available to download below, and has a final assessment window of June 2013.

The Edexcel GCSE 2012 linear Business specification for first teaching in September 2012 (for two-year courses) is also available below. The main changes are:

  • No content change to the specification
  • Linear assessment structure: all exams are taken at the end of the course
  • Units only available in summer exam series
  • Controlled assessment conducted at any time but submitted at the end of the course.

Read more about the GCSE 2012 reforms

 Download Controlled Assessment Task - 5BS02/01 - Sept 2014 - May 2015

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