Exam Workshops for Students

A Level Business Grade Booster Workshops (AQA)

  • Locations: Birmingham, Bristol, Gateshead, Leeds, London, Manchester, Portsmouth

Our AQA A Level Business Grade Booster workshops are designed to provide essential revision support to AQA Business students as they complete their preparation for Paper 1, Paper 2 and Paper 3.

Price: £25 (+VAT) per place
Hosts: Graham Prior, Jim Riley, Michelle Stephenson

Upcoming Dates

  • March 2017
  • 20th

    Gateshead

    Odeon Cinema - Gateshead

  • 21st

    Leeds

    Vue Cinema - The Light, Leeds

  • 22nd

    Leeds

    Vue Cinema - The Light, Leeds

  • 23rd

    Manchester

    Vue Cinema - Manchester Lowry (Salford Quays)

  • 27th

    London

    Vue Cinema - Westfield Stratford

  • 28th

    London

    Vue Cinema - Westfield Stratford

  • 29th

    London

    Vue Cinema - Fulham Broadway

  • 30th

    Bristol

    Vue Cinema - Bristol Cribbs Causeway

  • 31st

    Birmingham

    Vue Cinema - Star City Birmingham

  • April 2017
  • 24th

    Portsmouth

    Vue Cinema Gunwharf Quays, Portsmouth

  • 25th

    London

    Vue Cinema - Fulham Broadway

  • 27th

    London

    Vue Cinema - Westfield Stratford

  • 28th

    London

    Vue Cinema - Westfield Stratford

  • May 2017
  • 3rd

    Manchester

    Vue Cinema - Manchester Lowry (Salford Quays)

  • 4th

    Birmingham

    Vue Cinema - Star City Birmingham

  • 9th

    London

    Vue Cinema - Westfield Stratford

  • 10th

    London

    Vue Cinema - Westfield Stratford

Who should attend

All Year 13 Business students taking: AQA A Level Business

About this event

PLEASE NOTE: THESE BUSINESS WORKSHOPS ARE EXAM-BOARD SPECIFIC. THESE WORKSHOPS ARE FOCUSED ON THE REQUIREMENTS OF THE AQA BUSINESS SPECIFICATION.

Please ensure you chose the correct exam board workshop when submitting your booking.

The intensive Grade Booster workshop format is designed to:

  • Refine and sharpen key exam technique for the three A Level Business papers
  • Build confidence in the essential assessment skills
  • Provide a clear focus and structure for students on how to make the most effective use of their remaining revision time for the first-ever AQA A Level Business exams in June 2017

The A Level Business Grade Booster Workshop combines:

  • Four hours of intensive large-group tuition by our experienced AQA A Level Business presenter team
  • An enlarged workshop booklet containing all the session content, extension activities, guidance on exam-board specific exam technique and other essential revision materials designed for students at the end of their AQA A Level Business course.

Learning outcomes

The Session Programme for this workshop is outlined below:

Session One: Grab ALL the Marks in MCQs and Short-Answer Questions (SAQs)

  • MCQs on models / theories
  • Handling MCQs with quantitative skills
  • SAQs – how to structure Level 3 responses
  • PeCAN: paragraph structure for questions requiring contextualised analysis

Session Two: Success with Data Response in Paper 2

  • Making the most of charts and data tables in responses
  • Contextual analysis – effective strategy for the mini case study 9-markers
  • How to structure responses for the 16-mark and 20-mark questions

Session Three: Nail the Two 25 Mark Essays in Paper 1

  • Understanding and responding to the essay question hooks and context
  • Time management and planning strategies to save time
  • Effective paragraph structure to demonstrate depth & range of knowledge, understanding, and analysis applied to the context
  • The essay conclusion – how to answer the question, build on prior analysis and demonstrate balance

Afternoon Session: Finish Strongly in Paper 3

  • Identifying the key features of the source – and how they might be used
  • Embedding case study evidence into each paragraph point
  • Structuring effective responses for the 12/16-mark case study questions
  • How to approach the two Paper 3 essays
  • Planning your final preparation for AQA A Level Business in June 2017

Course package

Each student place is just £25 (+VAT) for a day of tuition. This also includes a comprehensive student workshop booklet & extension/follow-up activities + a digital download of the workshop resources.

Your Hosts

    Graham Prior

    tutor2u

    Graham is Head of Teaching & Learning at tutor2u and is also the Subject Lead for Business and Geography.

    @tutor2u_graham

    Jim Riley

    tutor2u

    Jim Riley is the co-Founder and CEO of tutor2u. Prior to founding tutor2u with twin brother Geoff in 2000, Jim was Director of Strategy for Thomson Travel Group. Prior to this Jim spent 10 years with PwC. Jim is a Fellow of the ICAEW and holds an MBA from Bradford Business School.

    @tutor2u

    Michelle Stephenson

    tutor2u

    Michelle is Commercial Director for tutor2u, loving education whenever and wherever it takes place!

    She is a highly experienced teacher and advanced practitioner. She has taught in schools, colleges and universities both in the UK and overseas, playing a pivotal role in supporting colleagues to drive improvements in teaching and learning. She has also worked as an educational consultant, delivering sessions for Ofsted and further education colleges in the UK. Michelle has worked for a number of awarding bodies taking the role of examiner, external verifier and centre quality reviewer.

    @tutor2uMichelle

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