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Business Studies

Business drives the world economy. It provides employment, leisure, income and wealth. It helps us to improve our quality of life and provides us with both essential and luxurious goods and services.

The purpose of this subject is to understand how individuals and organisations function and the effects they have on the world around us. It equips pupils with the skills required to work in large multinational organisations and gives them the confidence to pursue a life of entrepreneurship.

Over the next ten years, it is widely agreed that the nature of the firm will be reshaped. Such change is not new and has happened many times. The individuals and companies that anticipate and adapt to these profound shifts will succeed and thrive in a more dynamic era. The Business department at Blundell’s aims to equip pupils with the skills and tools to understand, pre-empt and make quick and calculated adjustments for these changes. We see this as a vital element of the education we provide at Blundell’s and our contribution to it is something of which we are incredibly proud.

Our aim is to provide pupils with an understanding of the techniques, skills and practices that can be used to make informed national and global business decisions. Our teachers are experts with a wide range of experience from large multi-national corporations to small-scale start-ups. The teaching staff are united by a passion for both the subject and innovative teaching strategies. We contextualise theory as much as possible and aim to teach invaluable life skills as we go. The business environment is fast moving and innovative. It is our intention to emulate this and we are fully committed to best preparing our pupils to thrive as they move beyond Blundell’s.

Latest News

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Summer performs Animal Farm with British Youth Music Theatre

Summer performs Animal Farm with British Youth Music Theatre

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Boys' Hockey Season

A busy hockey season saw our boys’ teams playing a record 101 fixtures!

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Blundell's at Rosslyn Park

For the first time, Blundell's took the maximum number of teams to Rosslyn Park, three girls and four boys’ teams.

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Musicians reach National Final

Congratulations to our sixth form group, who have qualified for the national final.

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U18 Girls Rugby Triumph

Our U18's were crowned winners at Millfield 7's tournament.

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Around the World in 80 Minutes

The “Around the World in 80 Minutes” Spring Concert was an event of extraordinary scope and execution, so grand that to say it took the audience on a whirlwind global tour would be an understatement.

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Oxford University success for Freya!

Congratulations Freya!

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1st XV Semi Final Success

Semi Final Success for Blundell's 1st XV!

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Carol Service at Exeter Cathedral

The Carol Service in Exeter Cathedral has consistently been a highlight on the school calendar, and this year proved to be no exception.

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