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Business Studies Department Aims


The aims of the Business Studies Department reflect the Priorities of the school.


  • To provide pupils with skills for learning, life and work.


  • To encourage the active involvement of pupils in their own learning and develop their confidence, to encourage independent learning and thinking through innovative learning and teaching.


  • To provide support and guidance to every pupil in the department and differentiated work to suit individual needs.


  • To encourage all pupils to reach their full potential.


  • To raise the profile of Business, ICT and Enterprise Education.


  • To enhance the use of formative assessment in the department using Dundee City Council’s LTiD policy.


  • To enhance pupils’ employability by developing their knowledge of the world of work and the skills which are required for successful transition from school into appropriate career pathways


  • To promote a culture of self-evaluation within the department.