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Economics is a social science, which studies the production, distribution, and consumption of services and goods. Macroeconomics looks at the behavior and performance of an economy, as a whole. It focuses on the aggregate changes in the economy such as growth rate, gross domestic product, unemployment, and inflation. Microeconomics looks at the behavior of how individuals, groups and businesses make decisions at the small scale, including topics such as: marginal utility and demand; diminishing returns and supply; elasticity of demand and supply; market structures; role of prices and profits in determining resource allocation.
Students who study GCSE or IGCSE Economics learn how consumers, producers and governments interact in markets, nationally and internationally. This course introduces students to the basic economics concepts and helps them develop the appropriate range of analytical, critical and reasoning skills to enable them to begin to think as economists. Not many students elect to study Economics at GCSE and most schools cannot offer it in an already over-crowded GCSE curriculum. GCSE Exam Boards for Economics include AQA, OCR, IGCSE Edexcel, CCEA.
GCSE Economics should increase a student's understanding of the world in which they live and enable them to engage more effectively with current and historical economic issues on a local, national and global level. Students will develop economic knowledge, understanding and skills, and be able to read and comprehend articles written by leading economists. They should also be able to consider the ethical, moral and sustainability issues that arise as a result of the impact of economic activity.
At A-Level, students explore different types of economic behaviour in order to understand different factors and how they interrelate; they evaluate economic models and policies; they investigate why markets fail in the free market system and what governments can do to solve this; they investigate economic problems such as inflation and unemployment, along with the best policies that governments can adopt.
Economics is a rigorous academic subject and is well respected by top universities. Many A-Level students will go on to pursue university degrees in Economics and other business-related subjects, with many choosing career paths in finance. However, the wide variety of skills developed through this course will also provide a solid foundation for a host of other degrees and careers.
We connect you to the best teachers who work across several of the best primary and secondary schools in Staines (some detailed below). This means we can reliably provide you with a local and experienced tutor that fits your needs.
Staines primary school performance:
The Staines area has 37 primary schools (one of the top being New Haw Community Junior School with 26% of pupils achieving at a higher standard).
From their latest Oftsed report:
The Staines local authority has an average of 70% of students meeting the expected standards in reading, writing, and maths at primary school age (vs England's average of 65%). And has an average of 14% achieving higher standard (vs England's average of 11%).
Staines secondary school performance:
The Staines area has 12 secondary schools (one of the top being Salesian School, Chertsey with 72% of pupils achieving grade 5 or above in English and Maths GCSEs).
From their latest Oftsed report:
The Staines local authority has an average of 72% of students achieving grade 5 or above in English and Maths GCSEs (vs England's average of 43%). And has an average of 95% of students either staying in education or entering employment after GCSEs (vs England's average of 94%).
Staines Ofsted ratings:
82% of Staines schools have received at least a 'Good' Ofsted rating, with 10 schools receiving an 'Outstanding' rating in their last evaluation.
Source: Gov.UK Website