Business Department

Business Studies 

The Business Studies Department is on an exciting journey of improving academic performance within an engaging and inclusive environment. Business Studies develops students’ understanding of all of the core aspects of designing, developing and running a business. It includes a mixture of practical applications and theory based topics. Business Studies also provides a good basis for further study in business related fields.



Hanson Business Studies Department consists of 4 staff across the full age range 11-19.


  • Subject Leader Business Studies  – Mr Josh Johnson
  • Teacher of Business Studies – Mrs Nichola Hunter
  • Teacher of Business Studies – Mr Darren Sayer
  • Teacher of Business Studies – Miss Kelly Hainsworth



We are able to utilise the full benefits of a multi million pound building that we moved into in 2014. There are 4 dedicated ICT suites all with interactive whiteboards. ICT suites include 32 machines. There is a wide range of practical resources for use in the classroom environment including a range of textbooks and revision guides.



At KS4 students have the option to choose Edexcel Business Studies. At KS5 students have the option to study Single and Double Award Level 3 BTEC Business Studies. Teachers are available every lunch time and most evenings to help students with their work. After school and holiday revision classes are also timetabled for all Year 11 students in the spring and summer terms

Curriculum Mapping

Business Resources