Students with a flair for business and the operations of an economy do well in this curriculum area in the sixth form. The course offers students to develop a critical and analytical approach to the functioning of the business and strategic management in the business studies curriculum. Students are encouraged to develop their communication skills through extensive group work and formal presentations. Students learn how to assembly data and assess it, how to investigate facts and use deduction and how to convey ideas and opinions in a fluent manner both orally and in writing. The use of ICT is also at the core of the subject and students become experienced in using ICT to research and present studies. The course has provides students with opportunities to pursue competitive degrees and careers. All businesses and organisations, including charities and hospitals, need people with sound business skills.