Economics is a challenging subject which promotes logical thinking and enables students to connect their learning to the wider world. The subject is well respected by universities and employers alike and provides a good foundation for further study or careers in finance or business as well as complementing humanities subjects such as politics, philosophy and history.
To encourage students to become independent learners, listeners and thinkers
To provide enjoyable courses that will stimulate interest and enthusiasm in the subject
To support students in developing skills in data and diagrammatic analysis, quantitative calculation, and evaluative argument – both oral and written
To build students’ knowledge of economic theory and enable them to apply their knowledge to current economic problems and issues
To encourage students to appreciate the interrelationships between microeconomics and macroeconomics
To assist students in the discovery and understanding of the world around them and to encourage them to engage with current affairs
To provide a diverse curriculum, committed to exploring different perspectives
To challenge prejudice and to address the moral issues thrown up by any study
To guide students in opening their minds to alternative ideas and outcomes
To ensure students achieve to the best of their ability
For further information about the Economics Curriculum within a year group please select the corresponding Long Term Plan from the attachments section.
If you need to request further information about this subject please contact the relevant Head of Department.